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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2012-0875: SystemTap: Denial of service

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2012-0875: SystemTap: Denial of service

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:C)
Published
02/04/2014
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
05/28/2021

Description

SystemTap 1.7, 1.6.7, and probably other versions, when unprivileged mode is enabled, allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory or cause a denial of service (kernel panic and crash) via vectors related to crafted DWARF data, which triggers a read of an invalid pointer.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-dev-util-systemtap

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