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SUSE: CVE-2017-18255: SUSE Linux Security Advisory

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
03/31/2018
Created
05/27/2020
Added
05/15/2020
Modified
02/04/2022

Description

The perf_cpu_time_max_percent_handler function in kernel/events/core.c in the Linux kernel before 4.11 allows local users to cause a denial of service (integer overflow) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a large value, as demonstrated by an incorrect sample-rate calculation.

Solution(s)

  • suse-upgrade-cluster-md-kmp-default
  • suse-upgrade-cluster-network-kmp-default
  • suse-upgrade-dlm-kmp-default
  • suse-upgrade-gfs2-kmp-default
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-default
  • suse-upgrade-ocfs2-kmp-default

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