Medium: kernel

2016-09-01T18:00:00
ID ALAS-2016-740
Type amazon
Reporter Amazon
Modified 2016-09-01T18:00:00

Description

Issue Overview:

A use after free vulnerability was found in tcp_xmit_retransmit_queue and other tcp_* functions.

Affected Packages:

kernel

Issue Correction:
Run yum update kernel to update your system. You will need to reboot your system in order for the new kernel to be running.

New Packages:

i686:  
    kernel-devel-4.4.19-29.55.amzn1.i686  
    kernel-headers-4.4.19-29.55.amzn1.i686  
    kernel-debuginfo-common-i686-4.4.19-29.55.amzn1.i686  
    kernel-tools-4.4.19-29.55.amzn1.i686  
    kernel-tools-debuginfo-4.4.19-29.55.amzn1.i686  
    kernel-debuginfo-4.4.19-29.55.amzn1.i686  
    kernel-tools-devel-4.4.19-29.55.amzn1.i686  
    kernel-4.4.19-29.55.amzn1.i686  
    perf-debuginfo-4.4.19-29.55.amzn1.i686  
    perf-4.4.19-29.55.amzn1.i686

noarch:  
    kernel-doc-4.4.19-29.55.amzn1.noarch

src:  
    kernel-4.4.19-29.55.amzn1.src

x86_64:  
    kernel-debuginfo-4.4.19-29.55.amzn1.x86_64  
    perf-4.4.19-29.55.amzn1.x86_64  
    perf-debuginfo-4.4.19-29.55.amzn1.x86_64  
    kernel-tools-4.4.19-29.55.amzn1.x86_64  
    kernel-tools-devel-4.4.19-29.55.amzn1.x86_64  
    kernel-tools-debuginfo-4.4.19-29.55.amzn1.x86_64  
    kernel-4.4.19-29.55.amzn1.x86_64  
    kernel-devel-4.4.19-29.55.amzn1.x86_64  
    kernel-headers-4.4.19-29.55.amzn1.x86_64  
    kernel-debuginfo-common-x86_64-4.4.19-29.55.amzn1.x86_64