[security-announce] Security Update : CVE-2015-7613 Kernel (linux-yocto 3.14 and linux-qoriq 3.12 )

Sona Sarmadi sona.sarmadi at enea.com
Thu Jan 28 14:25:23 CET 2016


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	Enea Linux Security Advisory

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Product/package: kernel (linux-yocto 3.14 and linux-qoriq 3.12)
Severity: High
CVE Name: CVE-2015-7613
Layer: meta-enea
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This security patch fixes a race condition flaw in the Linux kernel's
IPC subsystem.

Description
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privileges by triggering an ipc_addid call that leads to uid and gid
comparisons against uninitialized data, related to msg.c, shm.c, and
util.c.

References:
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https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2015-7613
http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2015/q4/7

Reference to the upstream patch:
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https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/b9a532277938

Correction for Enea Linux
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http://git.enea.com/cgit/linux/meta-enea.git/patch/?id=4e4e1a7e09245239a
18e484c946cf94f5563a391

How to get the latest patches
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- - If you have already cloned meta-enea, update it to get new security
patches.

cd Enea-Linux-5.0/poky/meta-enea
git pull

- - If you have not yet cloned needed repositories, do it as described
below. (Security patches are fetched implicitly when cloning the repos).

mkdir Enea-Linux-5.0
git -C Enea-Linux-5.0 clone -b dizzy git://git.enea.com/linux/poky.git
POKY=Enea-Linux-5.0/poky
git -C $POKY clone -b dizzy git://git.enea.com/linux/meta-enea.git
git -C $POKY clone -b dizzy git://git.enea.com/linux/meta-fsl-ppc.git
git -C $POKY clone -b dizzy git://git.enea.com/linux/
meta-hierofalcon.git
git -C $POKY clone -b dizzy git://git.enea.com/linux/meta-linaro.git
git -C $POKY clone -b dizzy git://git.enea.com/linux/
meta-openembedded.git
git -C $POKY clone -b dizzy
git://git.enea.com/linux/meta-virtualization.git
git -C $POKY/meta-enea clone -b dizzy
git://git.enea.com/linux/meta-enea/meta-vt.git


If you have any questions regarding the security patches and security
updates please contact security at enea.com.


Enea Security Team
Sona Sarmadi
Mobile: +46 70 971 4475
www.enea.com
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