CVE-2017-1000379: kernel: PIE binary stack mapping

CVE ID

CVE-2017-1000379

DESCRIPTION

The Linux Kernel running on AMD64 systems will sometimes map the contents of PIE executable, the heap or ld.so to where the stack is mapped allowing attackers to more easily manipulate the stack. Linux Kernel version 4.11.5 is affected.

RESOLUTION

Resolved in kernel-2.6.32-696.3.2.el6.x86_64.rpm
The Unitrends security update dated 08/31/2017 or later includes this fix.

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