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LIN5-20248 : Security Advisory - linux - CVE-2015-1420

Created: Mar 30, 2015    Updated: Dec 19, 2017
Resolved Date: Jul 8, 2015
Found In Version:
Fix Version:
Severity: Standard
Applicable for: Wind River Linux 5
Component/s: Kernel


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.

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