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Huawei EulerOS: CVE-2017-18509: kernel security update

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Huawei EulerOS: CVE-2017-18509: kernel security update

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
08/13/2019
Created
12/19/2019
Added
12/18/2019
Modified
12/18/2019

Description

An issue was discovered in net/ipv6/ip6mr.c in the Linux kernel before 4.11. By setting a specific socket option, an attacker can control a pointer in kernel land and cause an inet_csk_listen_stop general protection fault, or potentially execute arbitrary code under certain circumstances. The issue can be triggered as root (e.g., inside a default LXC container or with the CAP_NET_ADMIN capability) or after namespace unsharing. This occurs because sk_type and protocol are not checked in the appropriate part of the ip6_mroute_* functions. NOTE: this affects Linux distributions that use 4.9.x longterm kernels before 4.9.187.

Solution(s)

  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp3-upgrade-kernel
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp3-upgrade-kernel-debuginfo
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp3-upgrade-kernel-debuginfo-common-x86_64
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp3-upgrade-kernel-devel
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp3-upgrade-kernel-headers
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp3-upgrade-kernel-tools
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp3-upgrade-kernel-tools-libs
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp3-upgrade-perf
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp3-upgrade-python-perf

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