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CentOS: (CVE-2016-6198) CESA-2016:1847: kernel

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CentOS: (CVE-2016-6198) CESA-2016:1847: kernel

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
08/06/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
07/01/2017
Modified
05/07/2019

Description

The filesystem layer in the Linux kernel before 4.5.5 proceeds with post-rename operations after an OverlayFS file is renamed to a self-hardlink, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) via a rename system call, related to fs/namei.c and fs/open.c.

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-headers
  • centos-upgrade-kernel-tools
  • centos-upgrade-kernel-tools-libs
  • centos-upgrade-kernel-tools-libs-devel
  • centos-upgrade-perf
  • centos-upgrade-python-perf

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