BSA-2017-268

Brocade Security Advisory ID

BSA-2017-268

Initial Publication Date

05/02/2017

Last Updated

05/02/2017

Revision

1.0: Interim

Risk Impact

High

Workaround

N/A

Component

Linux Kernel

Affected CVE

CVE-2016-4794

CVSS Score

7.8

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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