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F5 BIG-IP - Linux kernel vulnerability CVE-2015-7613

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

F5 Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

6.9

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

6 years ago

Modified

Modified

1 year ago

Summary

The remote host is missing a security patch.

Insight

Insight

Race condition in the IPC object implementation in the Linux kernel through 4.2.3 allows local users to gain privileges by triggering an ipc_addid call that leads to uid and gid comparisons against uninitialized data, related to msg.c, shm.c, and util.c.

Detection Method

Detection Method

Checks if a vulnerable version is present on the target host.

Solution

Solution

See the referenced vendor advisory for a solution.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)