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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2017-18595) (Multiple Advisories): kernel security and bug fix update

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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2017-18595) (Multiple Advisories): kernel security and bug fix update

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
09/04/2019
Created
01/14/2020
Added
01/10/2020
Modified
05/15/2020

Description

An issue was discovered in the Linux kernel before 4.14.11. A double free may be caused by the function allocate_trace_buffer in the file kernel/trace/trace.c.

Solution(s)

  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel
  • 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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