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SUSE: CVE-2015-8963: SUSE Linux Security Advisory

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
11/16/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/09/2016
Modified
02/04/2022

Description

Race condition in kernel/events/core.c in the Linux kernel before 4.4 allows local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (use-after-free) by leveraging incorrect handling of an swevent data structure during a CPU unplug operation.

Solution(s)

  • suse-upgrade-kernel-default
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-docs
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-ec2
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-ec2-devel
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-ec2-extra
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-obs-build

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