CVE-2016-6516

2016-08-02T09:18:41
ID RH:CVE-2016-6516
Type redhatcve
Reporter redhat.com
Modified 2020-04-08T18:32:17

Description

Race condition in the ioctl_file_dedupe_range function in fs/ioctl.c in the Linux kernel through 4.7 allows local users to cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer overflow) or possibly gain privileges by changing a certain count value, aka a "double fetch" vulnerability.