EulerOS 2.0 SP2 : kernel (EulerOS-SA-2017-1256)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 104281
SynopsisThe remote EulerOS host is missing a security update.
DescriptionAccording to the version of the kernel packages installed, the EulerOS installation on the remote host is affected by the following vulnerability :
- An exploitable memory corruption flaw was found in the Linux kernel. The append path can be erroneously switched from UFO to non-UFO in ip_ufo_append_data() when building an UFO packet with MSG_MORE option. If unprivileged user namespaces are available, this flaw can be exploited to gain root privileges.(CVE-2017-1000112)
Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the EulerOS security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
SolutionUpdate the affected kernel package.