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F5 Networks: K31603170 (CVE-2016-7097): Linux kernel vulnerability CVE-2016-7097

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F5 Networks: K31603170 (CVE-2016-7097): Linux kernel vulnerability CVE-2016-7097

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)
Published
10/16/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
06/24/2017
Modified
02/01/2018

Description

The filesystem implementation in the Linux kernel through 4.8.2 preserves the setgid bit during a setxattr call, which allows local users to gain group privileges by leveraging the existence of a setgid program with restrictions on execute permissions.

Solution(s)

  • f5-big-ip-upgrade-latest

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