arch/x86/kernel/tls.c in the Thread Local Storage (TLS) implementation
in the Linux kernel through 3.18.1 allows local users to bypass the
espfix protection mechanism, and consequently makes it easier for
local users to bypass the ASLR protection mechanism, via a crafted
application that makes a set_thread_area system call and later reads a
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MLIST:[oss-security] 20141215 Linux kernel: multiple x86_64 vulnerabilities
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