CVE-2017-1000364: kernel: stack guard page flaw

SUMMARY

Security update for Linux kernel stack guard page flaw

CVE ID

CVE-2017-1000364

DESCRIPTION

An issue was discovered in the size of the stack guard page on Linux, specifically a 4k stack guard page is not sufficiently large and can be "jumped" over (the stack guard page is bypassed), this affects Linux Kernel versions 4.11.5 and earlier (the stackguard page was introduced in 2010).

RESOLUTION

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

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