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Centos Linux: CVE-2017-8824: Important: kernel-rt security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Multiple Advisories)

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Centos Linux: CVE-2017-8824: Important: kernel-rt security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Multiple Advisories)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
12/05/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/11/2018
Modified
03/03/2021

Description

The dccp_disconnect function in net/dccp/proto.c in the Linux kernel through 4.14.3 allows local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (use-after-free) via an AF_UNSPEC connect system call during the DCCP_LISTEN state.

Solution(s)

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

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