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USN-2660-1: Linux kernel vulnerability

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USN-2660-1: Linux kernel vulnerability

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
03/16/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
07/09/2015
Modified
07/09/2020

Description

Race condition in the handle_to_path function in fs/fhandle.c in the Linux kernel through 3.19.1 allows local users to bypass intended size restrictions and trigger read operations on additional memory locations by changing the handle_bytes value of a file handle during the execution of this function.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-2-0-87-generic
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-2-0-87-generic-pae
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-2-0-87-highbank
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-2-0-87-omap
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-2-0-87-powerpc-smp
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-2-0-87-powerpc64-smp
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-2-0-87-virtual

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