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F5 Networks: K05513373 (CVE-2016-9576): Linux kernel vulnerability CVE-2016-9576

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F5 Networks: K05513373 (CVE-2016-9576): Linux kernel vulnerability CVE-2016-9576

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
12/28/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/16/2017
Modified
02/01/2018

Description

The blk_rq_map_user_iov function in block/blk-map.c in the Linux kernel before 4.8.14 does not properly restrict the type of iterator, 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.

Solution(s)

  • f5-big-ip-upgrade-latest

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