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CVE-2018-16862 Detail

Description

A security flaw was found in the Linux kernel in a way that the cleancache subsystem clears an inode after the final file truncation (removal). The new file created with the same inode may contain leftover pages from cleancache and the old file data instead of the new one.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  11/26/2018

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/106009
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2018-16862
https://lore.kernel.org/patchwork/patch/1011367/
https://seclists.org/oss-sec/2018/q4/169

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CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-16862
NVD Published Date:
11/26/2018
NVD Last Modified:
11/27/2018