CVE-2017-7286 linux

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CVE-2017-7286
2017-06-16 19:22
CVE-2017-7286
2017-04-12 05:03
2017-04-11 07:03

Description

The Linux kernel package 3.16.0-28 on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS mishandles a series of mmap system calls for /dev/zero with different starting addresses, with a stated impact of "allowing for a local user to possibly gain root access," aka an "inode integer overflow."

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