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Huawei EulerOS: CVE-2017-18344: kernel security update

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Huawei EulerOS: CVE-2017-18344: kernel security update

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
07/26/2018
Created
03/19/2019
Added
11/06/2018
Modified
11/16/2018

Description

The timer_create syscall implementation in kernel/time/posix-timers.c in the Linux kernel before 4.14.8 doesn't properly validate the sigevent->sigev_notify field, which leads to out-of-bounds access in the show_timer function (called when /proc/$PID/timers is read). This allows userspace applications to read arbitrary kernel memory (on a kernel built with CONFIG_POSIX_TIMERS and CONFIG_CHECKPOINT_RESTORE).

Solution(s)

  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp2-upgrade-kernel
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp2-upgrade-kernel-debug
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp2-upgrade-kernel-debug-devel
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp2-upgrade-kernel-debuginfo
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp2-upgrade-kernel-debuginfo-common-x86_64
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp2-upgrade-kernel-devel
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp2-upgrade-kernel-headers
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp2-upgrade-kernel-tools
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp2-upgrade-kernel-tools-libs
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp2-upgrade-perf
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp2-upgrade-python-perf

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