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Debian: CVE-2016-0821: linux -- security update

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Debian: CVE-2016-0821: linux -- security update

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
03/12/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
06/28/2016
Modified
02/25/2019

Description

The LIST_POISON feature in include/linux/poison.h in the Linux kernel before 4.3, as used in Android 6.0.1 before 2016-03-01, does not properly consider the relationship to the mmap_min_addr value, which makes it easier for attackers to bypass a poison-pointer protection mechanism by triggering the use of an uninitialized list entry, aka Android internal bug 26186802, a different vulnerability than CVE-2015-3636.

Solution(s)

  • debian-upgrade-linux

References

  • debian-upgrade-linux

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