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USN-2561-1: Linux kernel (OMAP4) vulnerabilities

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USN-2561-1: Linux kernel (OMAP4) vulnerabilities

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
03/16/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
04/10/2015
Modified
07/09/2020

Description

The InfiniBand (IB) implementation in the Linux kernel package before 2.6.32-504.12.2 on Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6 does not properly restrict use of User Verbs for registration of memory regions, which allows local users to access arbitrary physical memory locations, and consequently cause a denial of service (system crash) or gain privileges, by leveraging permissions on a uverbs device under /dev/infiniband/.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-2-0-1462-omap4

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