CVE-ID

CVE-2016-9754

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Description
The ring_buffer_resize function in kernel/trace/ring_buffer.c in the profiling subsystem in the Linux kernel before 4.6.1 mishandles certain integer calculations, which allows local users to gain privileges by writing to the /sys/kernel/debug/tracing/buffer_size_kb file.
References
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Assigning CNA
Android (associated with Google Inc. or Open Handset Alliance)
Date Entry Created
20161201 Disclaimer: The entry creation date may reflect when the CVE ID was allocated or reserved, and does not necessarily indicate when this vulnerability was discovered, shared with the affected vendor, publicly disclosed, or updated in CVE.
Phase (Legacy)
Assigned (20161201)
Votes (Legacy)
Comments (Legacy)
Proposed (Legacy)
N/A
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