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LIN6-12007 : Security Advisory - linux - CVE-2015-8963

Created: Nov 24, 2016    Updated: Dec 3, 2018
Resolved Date: Dec 5, 2016
Found In Version:
Fix Version:
Severity: Standard
Applicable for: Wind River Linux 6
Component/s: Kernel


Race condition in kernel/events/core.c in the Linux kernel before 4.4 allows local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (use-after-free) by leveraging incorrect handling of an swevent data structure during a CPU unplug operation.

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