CVE-2017-9445: Linux initialisation daemon (systemd) vulnerability

Document ID : KB000015411
Last Modified Date : 14/02/2018
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Linux has reported a Security Vulnerability patch and I would like to know if this patch is installed in PAM or if this vulnerability does not affect our system. 

Description: 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.



CA PAM is not affected by this vulnerability since it is not using systemd.