AVG-455

Package linux-lts
Status Not affected
Severity High
Type privilege escalation
Affected 4.9.55-1
Fixed 4.9.56-1
Current 4.14.88-1 [testing]
4.14.87-1 [core]
Ticket None
Created Mon Oct 16 22:36:08 2017
Issue Severity Remote Type Description
CVE-2017-5123 High No Privilege escalation
It was discovered that when the waitid() syscall in Linux kernel v4.13 was refactored, it accidentally stopped checking that the incoming argument was...
References
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/10/12/18
Notes
Introduced in kernel v4.13