Bug 1462165 - (CVE-2017-1000379) CVE-2017-1000379 kernel: Incorrectly mapped contents of PIE executable
CVE-2017-1000379 kernel: Incorrectly mapped contents of PIE executable
Status: NEW
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
: Security
Depends On: 1462833
Blocks: 1473657
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Reported: 2017-06-16 06:53 EDT by Andrej Nemec
Modified: 2017-08-04 02:26 EDT (History)
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Description Andrej Nemec 2017-06-16 06:53:43 EDT
The Linux Kernel running on AMD64 systems will sometimes map the contents of PIE executable, the heap or ld.so to where the stack is mapped allowing attackers to more easily manipulate the stack.
Comment 1 Andrej Nemec 2017-06-16 06:53:54 EDT

Name: Qualys Inc
Comment 2 Andrej Nemec 2017-06-16 06:54:37 EDT
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Comment 3 Petr Matousek 2017-06-19 12:09:06 EDT
Created kernel tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1462833]

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