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SUSE: CVE-2015-1420: SUSE Linux Security Advisory

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
03/16/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/18/2015
Modified
02/08/2021

Description

Race condition in the handle_to_path function in fs/fhandle.c in the Linux kernel through 3.19.1 allows local users to bypass intended size restrictions and trigger read operations on additional memory locations by changing the handle_bytes value of a file handle during the execution of this function.

Solution(s)

  • suse-upgrade-kernel-default
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-docs

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