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USN-2584-1: Linux kernel (EC2) vulnerability

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USN-2584-1: Linux kernel (EC2) vulnerability

Severity
6
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
04/30/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/01/2015
Modified
07/09/2020

Description

Race condition in the prepare_binprm function in fs/exec.c in the Linux kernel before 3.19.6 allows local users to gain privileges by executing a setuid program at a time instant when a chown to root is in progress, and the ownership is changed but the setuid bit is not yet stripped.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-2-6-32-377-ec2

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