FEDORA-2016-272fa6b96e

security update in Fedora 23 for dracut

Status: testing 2 years ago
  • fixed permissions of initramfs file, if microcode is prepended (CVE-2016-8637)

How to install

sudo dnf upgrade --enablerepo=updates-testing --advisory=FEDORA-2016-272fa6b96e

Comments 6

This update has been submitted for testing by harald.

harald edited this update.

This update has been pushed to testing.

no regressions noted

karma: +1

This update has reached 7 days in testing and can be pushed to stable now if the maintainer wishes

working as expected

karma: +1

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#1392435 CVE-2016-8637 dracut: Local information disclosure of initramfs when early cpio is used [fedora-all]
Test Case Dracut live image
Test Case Dracut root=LABEL
Test Case Dracut root=nbd
Test Case Dracut root=nfs
Test Case Dracut root=partition
Test Case Dracut switch to host-built ramdisk
Test Case Dracut switch to locally built ramdisk
Content Type
RPM
Status
testing
Test Gating
Submitted by
Update Type
security
Update Severity
low
Karma
+2
stable threshold: 3
unstable threshold: -3
Autopush
Enabled
Dates
submitted 2 years ago
in testing 2 years ago
modified 2 years ago

Related Bugs 1

00 #1392435 CVE-2016-8637 dracut: Local information disclosure of initramfs when early cpio is used [fedora-all]

Automated Test Results

Test Cases

00 Test Case Dracut live image
00 Test Case Dracut root=LABEL
00 Test Case Dracut root=nbd
00 Test Case Dracut root=nfs
00 Test Case Dracut root=partition
00 Test Case Dracut switch to host-built ramdisk
00 Test Case Dracut switch to locally built ramdisk