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ELSA-2012-0150-1 Moderate: Oracle Linux.8 kernel update

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ELSA-2012-0150-1 Moderate: Oracle Linux.8 kernel update

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
04/04/2011
Created
07/25/2018
Added
01/09/2014
Modified
04/11/2019

Description

The epoll implementation in the Linux kernel 2.6.37.2 and earlier does not properly traverse a tree of epoll file descriptors, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) via a crafted application that makes epoll_create and epoll_ctl system calls.

Solution(s)

  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-debug
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-debug-devel
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-devel
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-doc
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-headers
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-pae
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-pae-devel
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-xen
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-xen-devel
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-ocfs2
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-oracleasm

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