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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2016-0774) (Multiple Advisories): kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update

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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2016-0774) (Multiple Advisories): kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update

Severity
6
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:C)
Published
04/27/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
04/27/2016
Modified
01/22/2020

Description

The (1) pipe_read and (2) pipe_write implementations in fs/pipe.c in a certain Linux kernel backport in the linux package before 3.2.73-2+deb7u3 on Debian wheezy and the kernel package before 3.10.0-229.26.2 on Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7.1 do not properly consider the side effects of failed __copy_to_user_inatomic and __copy_from_user_inatomic calls, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly gain privileges via a crafted application, aka an "I/O vector array overrun." NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incorrect fix for CVE-2015-1805.

Solution(s)

  • oracle-linux-upgrade-dtrace-modules
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-abi-whitelists
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-debug
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-debug-devel
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-devel
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-doc
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-firmware
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-headers
  • 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-perf
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-python-perf

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