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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2016-9178) (Multiple Advisories): Unbreakable Enterprise kernel security update

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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2016-9178) (Multiple Advisories): Unbreakable Enterprise kernel security update

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
11/27/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
04/04/2017
Modified
05/07/2019

Description

The __get_user_asm_ex macro in arch/x86/include/asm/uaccess.h in the Linux kernel before 4.7.5 does not initialize a certain integer variable, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory by triggering failure of a get_user_ex call.

Solution(s)

  • oracle-linux-upgrade-dtrace-modules
  • 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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