Linux kernel before 188.8.131.52 does not apply a certain protection mechanism for fcntl functionality, which allows local users to (1) execute code in parallel or (2) exploit a race condition to obtain "re-ordered access to the descriptor table."
Publish Date : 2008-05-07 Last Update Date : 2018-10-11
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify
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if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.