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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2016-9644) (Multiple Advisories): Unbreakable Enterprise kernel security update

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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2016-9644) (Multiple Advisories): Unbreakable Enterprise kernel security update

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
11/27/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
04/04/2017
Modified
01/22/2020

Description

The __get_user_asm_ex macro in arch/x86/include/asm/uaccess.h in the Linux kernel 4.4.22 through 4.4.28 contains extended asm statements that are incompatible with the exception table, which allows local users to obtain root access on non-SMEP platforms via a crafted application. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of incorrect backporting of the CVE-2016-9178 patch to older kernels.

Solution(s)

  • oracle-linux-upgrade-dtrace-modules
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-dtrace-modules-provider-headers
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-dtrace-modules-shared-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

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