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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2015-8844) ELSA-2016-2574: kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update

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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2015-8844) ELSA-2016-2574: kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
04/27/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/09/2016
Modified
03/02/2020

Description

The signal implementation in the Linux kernel before 4.3.5 on powerpc platforms does not check for an MSR with both the S and T bits set, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (TM Bad Thing exception and panic) via a crafted application.

Solution(s)

  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel

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