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Debian: CVE-2016-10200: linux -- security update

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Debian: CVE-2016-10200: linux -- security update

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
03/07/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/01/2017
Modified
03/02/2020

Description

Race condition in the L2TPv3 IP Encapsulation feature in the Linux kernel before 4.8.14 allows local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (use-after-free) by making multiple bind system calls without properly ascertaining whether a socket has the SOCK_ZAPPED status, related to net/l2tp/l2tp_ip.c and net/l2tp/l2tp_ip6.c.

Solution(s)

  • debian-upgrade-linux

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