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Centos Linux: CVE-2017-7645: Important: kernel security and bug fix update (Multiple Advisories)

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Centos Linux: CVE-2017-7645: Important: kernel security and bug fix update (Multiple Advisories)

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
04/18/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
07/01/2017
Modified
03/03/2021

Description

The NFSv2/NFSv3 server in the nfsd subsystem in the Linux kernel through 4.10.11 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (system crash) via a long RPC reply, related to net/sunrpc/svc.c, fs/nfsd/nfs3xdr.c, and fs/nfsd/nfsxdr.c.

Solution(s)

  • centos-upgrade-kernel
  • centos-upgrade-kernel-rt

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