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Cent OS: CVE-2015-1805: CESA-2015:1137 (kernel)

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Cent OS: CVE-2015-1805: CESA-2015:1137 (kernel)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
08/08/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/01/2016
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

The (1) pipe_read and (2) pipe_write implementations in fs/pipe.c in the Linux kernel before 3.16 do not properly consider the side effects of failed __copy_to_user_inatomic and __copy_from_user_inatomic calls, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly gain privileges via a crafted application, aka an "I/O vector array overrun."

Solution(s)

  • centos-upgrade-kernel
  • centos-upgrade-kernel-abi-whitelists
  • centos-upgrade-kernel-debug
  • centos-upgrade-kernel-debug-devel
  • centos-upgrade-kernel-devel
  • centos-upgrade-kernel-doc
  • centos-upgrade-kernel-firmware
  • centos-upgrade-kernel-headers
  • centos-upgrade-kernel-pae
  • centos-upgrade-kernel-pae-devel
  • centos-upgrade-kernel-tools
  • centos-upgrade-kernel-tools-libs
  • centos-upgrade-kernel-tools-libs-devel
  • centos-upgrade-kernel-xen
  • centos-upgrade-kernel-xen-devel
  • centos-upgrade-perf
  • centos-upgrade-python-perf

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