The utimensat system call (sys_utimensat) in Linux kernel 2.6.22 and other versions before 220.127.116.11 does not check file permissions when certain UTIME_NOW and UTIME_OMIT combinations are used, which allows local users to modify file times of arbitrary files, possibly leading to a denial of service.
Publish Date : 2008-05-12 Last Update Date : 2017-08-07
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify
a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions
if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.