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Debian: CVE-2021-4197: linux -- security update

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Debian: CVE-2021-4197: linux -- security update

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
03/23/2022
Created
08/29/2022
Added
08/17/2022
Modified
08/17/2022

Description

An unprivileged write to the file handler flaw in the Linux kernel's control groups and namespaces subsystem was found in the way users have access to some less privileged process that are controlled by cgroups and have higher privileged parent process. It is actually both for cgroup2 and cgroup1 versions of control groups. A local user could use this flaw to crash the system or escalate their privileges on the system.

Solution(s)

  • debian-upgrade-linux

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