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Alpine Linux: CVE-2012-0056: Linux Local root - CVE-2012-0056 [v2.3]

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Alpine Linux: CVE-2012-0056: Linux Local root - CVE-2012-0056 [v2.3]

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
01/27/2012
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/30/2017
Modified
01/19/2018

Description

The mem_write function in the Linux kernel before 3.2.2, when ASLR is disabled, does not properly check permissions when writing to /proc/<pid>/mem, which allows local users to gain privileges by modifying process memory, as demonstrated by Mempodipper.

Solution(s)

  • alpine-linux-upgrade-linux-grsec

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