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F5 Networks: K17241 (CVE-2014-9585): Linux kernel vulnerability CVE-2014-9585

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F5 Networks: K17241 (CVE-2014-9585): Linux kernel vulnerability CVE-2014-9585

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
01/09/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/16/2017
Modified
08/25/2020

Description

The vdso_addr function in arch/x86/vdso/vma.c in the Linux kernel through 3.18.2 does not properly choose memory locations for the vDSO area, which makes it easier for local users to bypass the ASLR protection mechanism by guessing a location at the end of a PMD.

Solution(s)

  • f5-big-ip-upgrade-latest

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