Bug 1416116 (CVE-2017-5550) - CVE-2017-5550 kernel: Information leak due to fencepost error in pipe_advance()
Summary: CVE-2017-5550 kernel: Information leak due to fencepost error in pipe_advance()
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Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Alias: CVE-2017-5550
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
medium
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1416128
Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2017-01-24 15:56 UTC by Adam Mariš
Modified: 2019-06-08 21:44 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2019-06-08 03:06:16 UTC


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Description Adam Mariš 2017-01-24 15:56:04 UTC
A heap infoleak due to fencepost error in pipe_advance() was found.

Upstream patch:

https://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=b9dc6f65bc5e232d1c05fe34b5daadc7e8bbf1fb

CVE assignment:

http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2017/q1/161

Comment 1 Adam Mariš 2017-01-24 16:30:40 UTC
Created kernel tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1416128]

Comment 2 Justin M. Forbes 2017-01-24 17:51:55 UTC
This issue was fixed with the 4.9.5 stable release, currently available on all supported Fedora releases.


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