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Amazon Linux Local Check: ALAS-2012-78

Information

Severity

Severity

Low

Family

Family

Amazon Linux Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

1.2

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

7 years ago

Modified

Modified

4 years ago

Summary

Amazon Linux Local Security Checks

Insight

Insight

The rio_ioctl function in drivers/net/ethernet/dlink/dl2k.c in the Linux kernel before 3.3.7 does not restrict access to the SIOCSMIIREG command, which allows local users to write data to an Ethernet adapter via an ioctl call.

Solution

Solution

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

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