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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2017-5669) (Multiple Advisories): Unbreakable Enterprise kernel security update

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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2017-5669) (Multiple Advisories): Unbreakable Enterprise kernel security update

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
02/24/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/16/2017
Modified
01/22/2020

Description

The do_shmat function in ipc/shm.c in the Linux kernel through 4.9.12 does not restrict the address calculated by a certain rounding operation, which allows local users to map page zero, and consequently bypass a protection mechanism that exists for the mmap system call, by making crafted shmget and shmat system calls in a privileged context.

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

References

  • 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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