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Centos Linux: CVE-2016-7910: Important: kernel security and bug fix update (Multiple Advisories)

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Centos Linux: CVE-2016-7910: Important: kernel security and bug fix update (Multiple Advisories)

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
11/16/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
04/13/2017
Modified
03/03/2021

Description

Use-after-free vulnerability in the disk_seqf_stop function in block/genhd.c in the Linux kernel before 4.7.1 allows local users to gain privileges by leveraging the execution of a certain stop operation even if the corresponding start operation had failed.

Solution(s)

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

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