FEDORA-2016-c3558808cd

security update in Fedora 23 for kernel

Status: stable 2 years ago

The 4.7.9 stable update contains a number of important fixes across the tree. In particular, it includes a fix for CVE-2016-5195.

Reboot Required

After installing this update it is required that you reboot your system to ensure the changes supplied by this update are applied properly.

How to install

sudo dnf upgrade --advisory=FEDORA-2016-c3558808cd

Comments 10

This update has been submitted for testing by jforbes.

Works for me x86_64. Gnome, Core2 Quad, 4 GB, Radeon HD 3650.

karma: +1 critpath: +1 kernel regression: +1

This update has been pushed to testing.

I run Dirty COW test with 4.7.9. The exploit does not work. All OK.

#1387080: +1 #1384344: +1

I confirm CVE-2016-5195 kernel test. No regression.

karma: +1 critpath: +1 #1387080: +1 #1384344: +1 kernel regression: +1

The dirtycow exploit was taking too long on previous kernels, so the fact that it still doesn't work on this kernel doesn't mean much. I think my system may be too slow.

karma: +1 critpath: +1

This update has been submitted for stable by bodhi.

Didn't check the COW fix, but it boots fine on multiple machines.

karma: +1 critpath: +1

This update has been pushed to stable.

No issues with boot, test passed

karma: +1 critpath: +1 kernel regression: +1

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#1352140 [regression] [armv7] USB broken on BananaPi with kernel 4.6.3
#1384344 CVE-2016-5195 kernel: mm: privilege escalation via MAP_PRIVATE COW breakage
#1387080 CVE-2016-5195 kernel: mm: privilege escalation via MAP_PRIVATE COW breakage [fedora-all]
Test Case kernel regression
Content Type
RPM
Status
stable
Test Gating
Submitted by
Update Type
security
Update Severity
high
Karma
+4
stable threshold: 3
unstable threshold: -3
Autopush
Enabled
Dates
submitted 2 years ago
in testing 2 years ago
in stable 2 years ago

Related Bugs 3

00 #1352140 [regression] [armv7] USB broken on BananaPi with kernel 4.6.3
0+1 #1384344 CVE-2016-5195 kernel: mm: privilege escalation via MAP_PRIVATE COW breakage
0+1 #1387080 CVE-2016-5195 kernel: mm: privilege escalation via MAP_PRIVATE COW breakage [fedora-all]

Automated Test Results

Test Cases

0+2 Test Case kernel regression