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ELSA-2013-1051 Moderate: Oracle Linux kernel security and bug fix update

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ELSA-2013-1051 Moderate: Oracle Linux kernel security and bug fix update

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
04/29/2013
Created
07/25/2018
Added
07/17/2013
Modified
06/21/2018

Description

The ftrace implementation in the Linux kernel before 3.8.8 allows local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact by leveraging the CAP_SYS_ADMIN capability for write access to the (1) set_ftrace_pid or (2) set_graph_function file, and then making an lseek system call.

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-firmware
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-headers
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-perf
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-python-perf

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