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SUSE: CVE-2017-14140: SUSE Linux Security Advisory

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
09/05/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
02/04/2022

Description

The move_pages system call in mm/migrate.c in the Linux kernel before 4.12.9 doesn't check the effective uid of the target process, enabling a local attacker to learn the memory layout of a setuid executable despite ASLR.

Solution(s)

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

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