Rapid7 Vulnerability & Exploit Database

Debian: CVE-2016-2069: linux -- security update

Free InsightVM Trial No Credit Card Necessary
Watch Demo See how it all works
Back to Search

Debian: CVE-2016-2069: linux -- security update

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
03/03/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
03/04/2016
Modified
03/23/2020

Description

Race condition in arch/x86/mm/tlb.c in the Linux kernel before 4.4.1 allows local users to gain privileges by triggering access to a paging structure by a different CPU.

Solution(s)

  • debian-upgrade-linux

With Rapid7 live dashboards, I have a clear view of all the assets on my network, which ones can be exploited, and what I need to do in order to reduce the risk in my environment in real-time. No other tool gives us that kind of value and insight.

– Scott Cheney, Manager of Information Security, Sierra View Medical Center

;