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Debian: CVE-2017-12146: linux -- security update

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Debian: CVE-2017-12146: linux -- security update

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
09/08/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
09/25/2017
Modified
03/23/2020

Description

The driver_override implementation in drivers/base/platform.c in the Linux kernel before 4.12.1 allows local users to gain privileges by leveraging a race condition between a read operation and a store operation that involve different overrides.

Solution(s)

  • debian-upgrade-linux

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