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Centos Linux: CVE-2016-7117: Important: kernel security and bug fix update (Multiple Advisories)

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Centos Linux: CVE-2016-7117: Important: kernel security and bug fix update (Multiple Advisories)

Severity
10
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
10/10/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
01/27/2017
Modified
08/28/2019

Description

Use-after-free vulnerability in the __sys_recvmmsg function in net/socket.c in the Linux kernel before 4.5.2 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via vectors involving a recvmmsg system call that is mishandled during error processing.

Solution(s)

  • centos-upgrade-kernel
  • centos-upgrade-kernel-rt

References

  • centos-upgrade-kernel
  • centos-upgrade-kernel-rt

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