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LIN8-9448 : Security Advisory - linux - CVE-2018-5873

Created: Jul 15, 2018    Updated: Dec 3, 2018
Resolved Date: Aug 5, 2018
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Fix Version:
Severity: Standard
Applicable for: Wind River Linux 8
Component/s: Kernel


An issue was discovered in the __ns_get_path function in fs/nsfs.c in the Linux kernel before 4.11. Due to a race condition when accessing files, a Use After Free condition can occur. This also affects all Android releases from CAF using the Linux kernel (Android for MSM, Firefox OS for MSM, QRD Android) before security patch level 2018-07-05.

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