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Denial of service vulnerability in Kernel while handling SELinux attributes

ID: oval:org.secpod.oval:def:39116Date: (C)2017-03-01   (M)2018-07-30
Class: VULNERABILITYFamily: unix




The host installed with kernel package on RHEL 7 and is prone to a denial of service vulnerability. A flaw is present in the application, which fails to handle clearing of SELinux attributes. Successful exploitation could allow attackers to empty (null) write to /proc/pid/attr file that can crash the system by causing the system to attempt to access unmapped kernel memory.

Platform:
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
Product:
kernel
Reference:
CVE-2017-2618
CVE    1
CVE-2017-2618
CPE    2
cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel
cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7

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