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LIN5-21882 : Security Advisory - linux - CVE-2016-6136

Created: Aug 14, 2016    Updated: May 29, 2018
Resolved Date: Dec 27, 2016
Found In Version:
Fix Version:
Severity: Standard
Applicable for: Wind River Linux 5
Component/s: Kernel


Race condition in the audit_log_single_execve_arg function in kernel/auditsc.c in the Linux kernel through 4.7 allows local users to bypass intended character-set restrictions or disrupt system-call auditing by changing a certain string, aka a double fetch vulnerability.

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