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ELSA-2013-2542 Important: Oracle Linux Unbreakable Enterprise kernel security update

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ELSA-2013-2542 Important: Oracle Linux Unbreakable Enterprise kernel security update

Severity
6
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:H/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
06/07/2013
Created
07/25/2018
Added
09/04/2013
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

Format string vulnerability in the register_disk function in block/genhd.c in the Linux kernel through 3.9.4 allows local users to gain privileges by leveraging root access and writing format string specifiers to /sys/module/md_mod/parameters/new_array in order to create a crafted /dev/md device name.

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
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-uek-headers
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-mlnx_en
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-ofa

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