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Centos Linux: CVE-2017-15265: Important: kernel-rt security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Multiple Advisories)

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Centos Linux: CVE-2017-15265: Important: kernel-rt security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Multiple Advisories)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
10/16/2017
Created
03/19/2019
Added
08/16/2018
Modified
03/03/2021

Description

Race condition in the ALSA subsystem in the Linux kernel before 4.13.8 allows local users to cause a denial of service (use-after-free) or possibly have unspecified other impact via crafted /dev/snd/seq ioctl calls, related to sound/core/seq/seq_clientmgr.c and sound/core/seq/seq_ports.c.

Solution(s)

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

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