Brocade Security Advisory

Brocade Security Advisory ID:

BSA-2017-268

 

Risk Impact:

High

Initial Publication Date:

May 2, 2017

 

Workaround:

N/A

Last Updated:

 

 

Component:

Linux Kernel

Revision:

1.0: Interim

 

CVSS Score:

7.8

 

Affected CVE(s):

CVE-2016-4794

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Summary

Use-after-free vulnerability in mm/percpu.c in the Linux kernel through 4.6 allows local users to cause a denial of service (BUG) or possibly have unspecified other impact via crafted use of the mmap and bpf system calls.

Affected Products

Brocade is investigating its product lines to determine which products may be affected by this vulnerability and the impact on each affected product.

Products Confirmed Not Vulnerable

Brocade FastIron OS, Brocade NetIron OS, Brocade ServerIron ADX, Brocade Virtual ADX, Brocade Virtual Traffic Manager, and Brocade Virtual Web Application Firewall are confirmed not affected by this vulnerability.

Workaround

There are no workarounds that address this vulnerability.

Revision History

Version

Change

Date

1.0

Initial Publication

May 2, 2017

 

 

 

Disclaimer

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