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CVE-2016-1576

Description

The overlayfs implementation in the Linux kernel through 4.5.2 does not properly restrict the mount namespace, which allows local users to gain privileges by mounting an overlayfs filesystem on top of a FUSE filesystem, and then executing a crafted setuid program.

Priority: HIGH
CVSS v3: 7.8
Publish Date: May 2, 2016
Related ID: --
CVSS v2: High
Modified Date: May 6, 2016

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Related Products

Product Name Status Defect Fixed Downloads
Linux 7 SCP Not Vulnerable -- -- --
Linux 7 CGP Not Vulnerable -- -- --

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