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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2017-6001) (Multiple Advisories): kernel security and bug fix update

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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2017-6001) (Multiple Advisories): kernel security and bug fix update

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
02/18/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
04/04/2017
Modified
06/26/2018

Description

Race condition in kernel/events/core.c in the Linux kernel before 4.9.7 allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted application that makes concurrent perf_event_open system calls for moving a software group into a hardware context. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2016-6786.

Solution(s)

  • oracle-linux-upgrade-dtrace-modules
  • 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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