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F5 Networks: K24578092 (CVE-2017-6001): Linux kernel vulnerability CVE-2017-6001

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F5 Networks: K24578092 (CVE-2017-6001): Linux kernel vulnerability CVE-2017-6001

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
02/18/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
07/03/2018
Modified
09/16/2019

Description

Race condition in kernel/events/core.c in the Linux kernel before 4.9.7 allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted application that makes concurrent perf_event_open system calls for moving a software group into a hardware context. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2016-6786.

Solution(s)

  • f5-big-ip-upgrade-latest

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