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Debian: CVE-2016-2143: linux -- security update

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Debian: CVE-2016-2143: linux -- security update

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
04/27/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
06/28/2016
Modified
03/02/2020

Description

The fork implementation in the Linux kernel before 4.5 on s390 platforms mishandles the case of four page-table levels, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted application, related to arch/s390/include/asm/mmu_context.h and arch/s390/include/asm/pgalloc.h.

Solution(s)

  • debian-upgrade-linux

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