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Debian: CVE-2016-5728: linux -- security update

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Debian: CVE-2016-5728: linux -- security update

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:C)
Published
06/27/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
07/04/2016
Modified
03/02/2020

Description

Race condition in the vop_ioctl function in drivers/misc/mic/vop/vop_vringh.c in the MIC VOP driver in the Linux kernel before 4.6.1 allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory or cause a denial of service (memory corruption and system crash) by changing a certain header, aka a "double fetch" vulnerability.

Solution(s)

  • debian-upgrade-linux

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