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F5 Networks: K17326 (CVE-2015-5157): Linux kernel vulnerability CVE-2015-5157

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F5 Networks: K17326 (CVE-2015-5157): Linux kernel vulnerability CVE-2015-5157

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
08/31/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/16/2017
Modified
09/16/2019

Description

arch/x86/entry/entry_64.S in the Linux kernel before 4.1.6 on the x86_64 platform mishandles IRET faults in processing NMIs that occurred during userspace execution, which might allow local users to gain privileges by triggering an NMI.

Solution(s)

  • f5-big-ip-upgrade-latest

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