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F5 Networks: K52379673: Linux kernel vulnerability for CVE-2021-4083

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F5 Networks: K52379673: Linux kernel vulnerability for CVE-2021-4083

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
01/18/2022
Created
05/07/2022
Added
05/06/2022
Modified
05/06/2022

Description

A read-after-free memory flaw was found in the Linux kernel's garbage collection for Unix domain socket file handlers in the way users call close() and fget() simultaneously and can potentially trigger a race condition. This flaw allows a local user to crash the system or escalate their privileges on the system. This flaw affects Linux kernel versions prior to 5.16-rc4.

Solution(s)

  • f5-big-ip-upgrade-latest

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