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SUSE: CVE-2017-2636: SUSE Linux Security Advisory

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SUSE: CVE-2017-2636: SUSE Linux Security Advisory

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
03/07/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
03/30/2017
Modified
02/13/2023

Description

A race condition flaw was found in the N_HLDC Linux kernel driver when accessing n_hdlc.tbuf list that can lead to double free. A local, unprivileged user able to set the HDLC line discipline on the tty device could use this flaw to increase their privileges on the system.

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-kernel-docs
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-ec2
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-ec2-devel
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-ec2-extra
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-obs-build
  • suse-upgrade-ocfs2-kmp-default

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