CVE-2018-16862

2018-11-26T19:29:00
ID CVE-2018-16862
Type cve
Reporter cve@mitre.org
Modified 2019-04-01T21:29:00

Description

A security flaw was found in the Linux kernel in a way that the cleancache subsystem clears an inode after the final file truncation (removal). The new file created with the same inode may contain leftover pages from cleancache and the old file data instead of the new one.