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Debian: CVE-2016-2117: linux -- security update

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Debian: CVE-2016-2117: linux -- security update

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
05/02/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
06/28/2016
Modified
03/02/2020

Description

The atl2_probe function in drivers/net/ethernet/atheros/atlx/atl2.c in the Linux kernel through 4.5.2 incorrectly enables scatter/gather I/O, which allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory by reading packet data.

Solution(s)

  • debian-upgrade-linux

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