Re: Dirty COW vulnerability as specified in Common Vulnerability and Exposures CVE-2016 5195
Race condition in mm/gup.c in the Linux kernel 2.x through 4.x before 4.8.3 allows local users to gain privileges by leveraging incorrect handling of a copy-on-write (COW) feature to write to a read-only memory mapping, as exploited in the wild in October 2016, aka “Dirty COW.”
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Issued on: November 17th, 2016