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SUSE: CVE-2016-6516: SUSE Linux Security Advisory

Severity CVSS Published Added Modified
4 (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) August 06, 2016 May 20, 2018 November 22, 2018

Description

Race condition in the ioctl_file_dedupe_range function in fs/ioctl.c in the Linux kernel through 4.7 allows local users to cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer overflow) or possibly gain privileges by changing a certain count value, aka a "double fetch" vulnerability.

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Solution

suse-upgrade-kernel-default