The security updates of systemd and linux kernal.

Vulnerability Information

CVE-2017-9445 —Security Updates

Security database details:

In systemd through 233, certain sizes passed to dns_packet_new in systemd-resolved can cause it to allocate a buffer that's too small. A malicious DNS server can exploit this via a response with a specially crafted TCP payload to trick systemd-resolved into allocating a buffer that's too small, and subsequently write arbitrary data beyond the end of it.


CVE-2017-8890 —Security Updates

Security database details:
The inet_csk_clone_lock function in net/ipv4/inet_connection_sock.c in the Linux kernel through 4.10.15 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (double free) or possibly have unspecified other impact by leveraging use of the accept system call.

  • Fixing Status

We recommend that you upgrade the system to obtain the patches to fix the vulnerabilities.

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