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Centos Linux: CVE-2016-3672: Important: kernel-rt security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Multiple Advisories)

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Centos Linux: CVE-2016-3672: Important: kernel-rt security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Multiple Advisories)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
04/27/2016
Created
08/29/2019
Added
08/28/2019
Modified
03/03/2021

Description

The arch_pick_mmap_layout function in arch/x86/mm/mmap.c in the Linux kernel through 4.5.2 does not properly randomize the legacy base address, which makes it easier for local users to defeat the intended restrictions on the ADDR_NO_RANDOMIZE flag, and bypass the ASLR protection mechanism for a setuid or setgid program, by disabling stack-consumption resource limits.

Solution(s)

  • centos-upgrade-kernel
  • centos-upgrade-kernel-rt

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