SynopsisThe remote device is missing a vendor-supplied security patch.
DescriptionRace condition in kernel/events/core.c in the Linux kernel before 4.9.7 allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted application that makes concurrent perf_event_open system calls for moving a software group into a hardware context. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2016-6786. (CVE-2017-6001)
An authenticated attacker may be able to gain an escalation of privileges through a crafted application.
SolutionUpgrade to one of the non-vulnerable versions listed in the F5 Solution K24578092.