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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2014-7970) ELSA-2018-4301: Unbreakable Enterprise kernel security update

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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2014-7970) ELSA-2018-4301: Unbreakable Enterprise kernel security update

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
10/13/2014
Created
03/19/2019
Added
12/10/2018
Modified
08/17/2020

Description

The pivot_root implementation in fs/namespace.c in the Linux kernel through 3.17 does not properly interact with certain locations of a chroot directory, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (mount-tree loop) via . (dot) values in both arguments to the pivot_root 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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