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ELSA-2014-3073 Important: Oracle Linux Unbreakable Enterprise kernel security update

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ELSA-2014-3073 Important: Oracle Linux Unbreakable Enterprise kernel security update

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
06/05/2014
Created
07/25/2018
Added
09/11/2014
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

The futex_wait function in kernel/futex.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.37 does not properly maintain a certain reference count during requeue operations, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (use-after-free and system crash) or possibly gain privileges via a crafted application that triggers a zero count.

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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