Brocade Security Advisory

Brocade Security Advisory ID:

BSA-2017-204

 

Risk Impact:

Medium

Initial Publication Date:

March 31, 2017

 

Workaround:

N/A

Last Updated:

 

 

Component:

Linux Kernel

Revision:

1.0: Interim

 

CVSS Score:

5.5

 

Affected CVE(s):

CVE-2016-3961

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Summary

Xen and the Linux kernel through 4.5.x do not properly suppress hugetlbfs support in x86 PV guests, which allows local PV guest OS users to cause a denial of service (guest OS crash) by attempting to access a hugetlbfs mapped area.

Affected Products

Product

Current Assessment

Brocade Virtual Traffic Manager

Impacted: Appliance fixed in 17.1, 10.4r1, 9.9r2, and later.

 

Products Confirmed Not Vulnerable

Brocade Fabric OS, Brocade FastIron OS, Brocade NetIron OS, Brocade Network Advisory, Brocade Network OS, Brocade SDN Controller, Brocade ServerIron ADX, Brocade Services Director, Brocade SLX-OS, Brocade Virtual ADX, Brocade Virtual Traffic Manager: Software, and Brocade Virtual Web Application Firewall are confirmed not affected by this vulnerability.

Workaround

There are no workarounds that address this vulnerability.

Revision History

Version

Change

Date

1.0

Initial Publication

March 31, 2017

 

 

 

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