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The apparmor_setprocattr function in security/apparmor/lsm.c in the Linux kernel before 4.6.5 does not validate the buffer size, which allows local users to gain privileges by triggering an AppArmor setprocattr hook.

Priority: HIGH
CVSS v3: 7.8
Publish Date: Aug 6, 2016
Related ID: --
CVSS v2: High
Modified Date: Aug 11, 2016

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



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