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ELSA-2011-0320 Important: Oracle Linux libcgroup security update

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ELSA-2011-0320 Important: Oracle Linux libcgroup security update

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
03/22/2011
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/20/2011
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

Heap-based buffer overflow in the parse_cgroup_spec function in tools/tools-common.c in the Control Group Configuration Library (aka libcgroup or libcg) before 0.37.1 allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted controller list on the command line of an application. NOTE: it is not clear whether this issue crosses privilege boundaries.

Solution(s)

  • oracle-linux-upgrade-libcgroup
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-libcgroup-devel
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-libcgroup-pam

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