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LIN6-11256 : Security Advisory - linux - CVE-2015-8844

Created: May 17, 2016    Updated: Dec 3, 2018
Resolved Date: Aug 4, 2016
Found In Version:
Fix Version:
Severity: Standard
Applicable for: Wind River Linux 6
Component/s: Kernel


The signal implementation in the Linux kernel before 4.3.5 on powerpc platforms does not check for an MSR with both the S and T bits set, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (TM Bad Thing exception and panic) via a crafted application.

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