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Red Hat: CVE-2016-5195: Important: kernel security update ((Multiple Advisories))

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Red Hat: CVE-2016-5195: Important: kernel security update ((Multiple Advisories))

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
11/01/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/01/2016
Modified
06/21/2018

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)

  • redhat-upgrade-kernel
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-abi-whitelists
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-bootwrapper
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-debug
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-debug-debuginfo
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-debug-devel
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-debuginfo
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-debuginfo-common
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-debuginfo-common-i686
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-debuginfo-common-ppc64
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-debuginfo-common-s390x
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-debuginfo-common-x86_64
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-devel
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-doc
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-firmware
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-headers
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-kdump
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-kdump-debuginfo
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-kdump-devel
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-pae
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-pae-debuginfo
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-pae-devel
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-rt
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-rt-debug
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-rt-debug-debuginfo
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-rt-debug-devel
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-rt-debuginfo
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-rt-debuginfo-common-x86_64
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-rt-devel
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-rt-doc
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-rt-trace
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-rt-trace-debuginfo
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-rt-trace-devel
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-tools
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-tools-debuginfo
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-tools-libs
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-tools-libs-devel
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-xen
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-xen-debuginfo
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-xen-devel
  • redhat-upgrade-perf
  • redhat-upgrade-perf-debuginfo
  • redhat-upgrade-python-perf
  • redhat-upgrade-python-perf-debuginfo

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