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Centos Linux: CVE-2016-1583: Important: kernel security and bug fix update (CESA-2017:2760)

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Centos Linux: CVE-2016-1583: Important: kernel security and bug fix update (CESA-2017:2760)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
06/27/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/14/2016
Modified
08/28/2019

Description

The ecryptfs_privileged_open function in fs/ecryptfs/kthread.c in the Linux kernel before 4.6.3 allows local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (stack memory consumption) via vectors involving crafted mmap calls for /proc pathnames, leading to recursive pagefault handling.

Solution(s)

  • centos-upgrade-kernel

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