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Debian: CVE-2016-1583: linux -- security update

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Debian: CVE-2016-1583: linux -- security update

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
06/27/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
06/28/2016
Modified
03/02/2020

Description

The ecryptfs_privileged_open function in fs/ecryptfs/kthread.c in the Linux kernel before 4.6.3 allows local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (stack memory consumption) via vectors involving crafted mmap calls for /proc pathnames, leading to recursive pagefault handling.

Solution(s)

  • debian-upgrade-linux

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