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ELSA-2013-2538 Moderate: Oracle Linux Unbreakable Enterprise kernel security update

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ELSA-2013-2538 Moderate: Oracle Linux Unbreakable Enterprise kernel security 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
07/19/2013
Modified
07/04/2017

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-uek
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-uek-debug
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-uek-debug-devel
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-uek-devel
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-uek-doc
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-uek-firmware

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