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LIN5-22132 : Security Advisory - linux - CVE-2016-7916

Created: Nov 17, 2016    Updated: May 29, 2018
Resolved Date: Nov 21, 2016
Found In Version:
Fix Version:
Severity: Standard
Applicable for: Wind River Linux 5
Component/s: Kernel


Race condition in the environ_read function in fs/proc/base.c in the Linux kernel before 4.5.4 allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory by reading a /proc/*/environ file during a process-setup time interval in which environment-variable copying is incomplete.

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