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SCP7-449 : Security Advisory - linux - CVE-2015-8955

Created: Oct 16, 2016    Updated: Sep 8, 2018
Resolved Date: Oct 26, 2016
Previous ID: LIN8-4900
Found In Version:
Fix Version:
Severity: Standard
Applicable for: Wind River Linux 7
Component/s: Kernel


arch/arm64/kernel/perf_event.c in the Linux kernel before 4.1 on arm64 platforms allows local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (invalid pointer dereference) via vectors involving events that are mishandled during a span of multiple HW PMUs.

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