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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2015-8830) (Multiple Advisories): kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update

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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2015-8830) (Multiple Advisories): kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
05/02/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
06/26/2018
Modified
05/07/2019

Description

Integer overflow in the aio_setup_single_vector function in fs/aio.c in the Linux kernel 4.0 allows local users to cause a denial of service or possibly have unspecified other impact via a large AIO iovec. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of a CVE-2012-6701 regression.

Solution(s)

  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel

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