fix use-after-free in sys_ioprio_get() in kernel critical CVE-2016-7911 [released]

Tracked by Jolla (In release)

asked 2017-04-26 12:00:28 +0300

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Race condition in the get_task_ioprio function in block/ioprio.c in the Linux kernel before 4.6.6 allows local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (use-after-free) via a crafted ioprio_get system call.

CVSS v3 Base Score: 7.8 High

This patch should fix it.

File affected: kernel-adaptation-sbj- lines 145-152

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The question has been closed for the following reason "released in a software update" by lpr
close date 2017-06-14 17:56:53.204859


released inämsänjoki

lpr ( 2017-06-14 17:56:41 +0300 )edit