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CVE-2017-7472: Potential DOS attack via a series of KEY_REQKEY_DEFL_THREAD_KEYRING keyctl_set_reqkey_keyring calls. (Bug #295824)

Product
SteelHead (Appliance)
Fixed in Version:
steelhead 9.7.0, steelhead 9.6.2
Last Modified:
2018-04-26
Summary
DETAILS:

CVE-2017-7472: The KEYS subsystem in the Linux kernel before 4.10.13 allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via a series of KEY_REQKEY_DEFL_THREAD_KEYRING keyctl_set_reqkey_keyring calls.

FIX:

Applied patch to correct this vulnerability.

RECOMMENDATION:

Upgrade to a software version with this fix.