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F5 Networks: K17458 (CVE-2015-1805): Linux kernel vulnerability CVE-2015-1805

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F5 Networks: K17458 (CVE-2015-1805): Linux kernel vulnerability CVE-2015-1805

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
08/08/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/16/2017
Modified
09/16/2019

Description

The (1) pipe_read and (2) pipe_write implementations in fs/pipe.c in the Linux kernel before 3.16 do not properly consider the side effects of failed __copy_to_user_inatomic and __copy_from_user_inatomic calls, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly gain privileges via a crafted application, aka an "I/O vector array overrun."

Solution(s)

  • f5-big-ip-upgrade-latest

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