[CVE-2016-7916][PATCH 0/1] Race condition in the environ_read function in fs/proc/base.c

Luis Henriques luis.henriques at canonical.com
Thu Nov 17 14:53:33 UTC 2016

Following this email I'm sending the patches that fix this CVE for
precise, trusty and vivid.  Only precise required some context adjustment,
and my backport seems to agree with the backport available in upstream 3.2
stable kernel.

Mathias Krause (1):
  proc: prevent accessing /proc/<PID>/environ until it's ready

 fs/proc/base.c | 3 ++-
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

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