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LIN6-13030 : Security Advisory - linux - CVE-2017-7495

Created: May 25, 2017    Updated: Dec 3, 2018
Resolved Date: Aug 21, 2017
Found In Version: 6.0.0.33
Fix Version: 6.0.0.35
Severity: Standard
Applicable for: Wind River Linux 6
Component/s: Kernel

Description

fs/ext4/inode.c in the Linux kernel before 4.6.2, when ext4 data=ordered mode is used, mishandles a needs-flushing-before-commit list, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from other users' files in opportunistic circumstances by waiting for a hardware reset, creating a new file, making write system calls, and reading this file.

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-7495

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