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CVE-2013-2094 : Linux kernel before 3.8.9 incorrect integer data type local privilege escalation (Bug #139466)

SteelHead (Appliance)
Fixed in Version:
RBT SH 8.5.0
Last Modified:

The perf_swevent_init function in kernel/events/core.c in the Linux kernel before 3.8.9 uses an incorrect integer data type, which allows local users to gain 
privileges via a crafted perf_event_open system call. Please note that this security bug does not affect kernel 2.6.9 as used in CentOS 4 based builds (E.x. SH 7.0 and earlier)


Applied kernel patch for CVE-2013-2094 security bug.


Upgrade to patched version if applicable.