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Palo Alto Networks PAN-SA-2017-0003 (CVE-2016-5195): Kernel Vulnerability

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Palo Alto Networks PAN-SA-2017-0003 (CVE-2016-5195): Kernel Vulnerability

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
11/10/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/22/2017
Modified
06/17/2020

Description

Race condition in mm/gup.c in the Linux kernel 2.x through 4.x before 4.8.3 allows local users to gain privileges by leveraging incorrect handling of a copy-on-write (COW) feature to write to a read-only memory mapping, as exploited in the wild in October 2016, aka "Dirty COW."

Solution(s)

  • palo-alto-networks-pan-os-upgrade-7-0
  • palo-alto-networks-pan-os-upgrade-7-1

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