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F5 Networks: K90803619 (CVE-2016-6136): Linux kernel vulnerability CVE-2016-6136

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F5 Networks: K90803619 (CVE-2016-6136): Linux kernel vulnerability CVE-2016-6136

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
08/06/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
03/28/2017
Modified
02/01/2018

Description

Race condition in the audit_log_single_execve_arg function in kernel/auditsc.c in the Linux kernel through 4.7 allows local users to bypass intended character-set restrictions or disrupt system-call auditing by changing a certain string, aka a "double fetch" vulnerability.

Solution(s)

  • f5-big-ip-upgrade-latest

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