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SCP6-503 : Security Advisory - linux - CVE-2014-8086

Created: Oct 30, 2014    Updated: Dec 3, 2018
Resolved Date: Dec 21, 2014
Previous ID: LIN4-31904
Found In Version:
Fix Version:
Severity: Standard
Applicable for: Wind River Linux 6
Component/s: Kernel


Race condition in the ext4_file_write_iter function in fs/ext4/file.c in the Linux kernel through 3.17 allows local users to cause a denial of service (file unavailability) via a combination of a write action and an F_SETFL fcntl operation for the O_DIRECT flag.

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