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Debian: CVE-2015-8962: linux - security update

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Debian: CVE-2015-8962: linux - security update

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
11/16/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
03/31/2017
Modified
03/23/2020

Description

Double free vulnerability in the sg_common_write function in drivers/scsi/sg.c in the Linux kernel before 4.4 allows local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (memory corruption and system crash) by detaching a device during an SG_IO ioctl call.

Solution(s)

  • debian-upgrade-linux

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