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CVE-2016-5828

Description

The start_thread function in arch/powerpc/kernel/process.c in the Linux kernel through 4.6.3 on powerpc platforms mishandles transactional state, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (invalid process state or TM Bad Thing exception, and system crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact by starting and suspending a transaction before an exec system call.

Priority: HIGH
CVSS v3: 7.8
Publish Date: Jun 27, 2016
Related ID: --
CVSS v2: High
Modified Date: Jun 27, 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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