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Centos Linux: CVE-2017-9074: Important: kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Multiple Advisories)

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Centos Linux: CVE-2017-9074: Important: kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Multiple Advisories)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
05/19/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/01/2018
Modified
03/03/2021

Description

The IPv6 fragmentation implementation in the Linux kernel through 4.11.1 does not consider that the nexthdr field may be associated with an invalid option, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read and BUG) or possibly have unspecified other impact via crafted socket and send system calls.

Solution(s)

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

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