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Red Hat: CVE-2017-10661: Important: kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Multiple Advisories)

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Red Hat: CVE-2017-10661: Important: kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Multiple Advisories)

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
08/19/2017
Created
03/19/2019
Added
10/31/2018
Modified
03/03/2021

Description

Race condition in fs/timerfd.c in the Linux kernel before 4.10.15 allows local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (list corruption or use-after-free) via simultaneous file-descriptor operations that leverage improper might_cancel queueing.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-kernel
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-rt

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