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LIN5-22342 : Security Advisory - linux - CVE-2016-6786

Created: Dec 28, 2016    Updated: May 29, 2018
Resolved Date: Apr 17, 2017
Found In Version: 5.0.1.37
Fix Version: 5.0.1.40
Severity: Standard
Applicable for: Wind River Linux 5
Component/s: Kernel

Description

kernel/events/core.c in the performance subsystem in the Linux kernel before 4.0 mismanages locks during certain migrations, which allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted application, aka Android internal bug 30955111.

http://web.nvd.nist.gov/view/vuln/detail?vulnId=CVE-2016-6786

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