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F5 Networks: K54610514 (CVE-2016-10088): Linux kernel vulnerability CVE-2016-10088

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F5 Networks: K54610514 (CVE-2016-10088): Linux kernel vulnerability CVE-2016-10088

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
12/30/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/16/2017
Modified
02/01/2018

Description

The sg implementation in the Linux kernel through 4.9 does not properly restrict write operations in situations where the KERNEL_DS option is set, which allows local users to read or write to arbitrary kernel memory locations or cause a denial of service (use-after-free) by leveraging access to a /dev/sg device, related to block/bsg.c and drivers/scsi/sg.c. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2016-9576.

Solution(s)

  • f5-big-ip-upgrade-latest

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