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Debian: CVE-2016-3951: linux -- security update

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Debian: CVE-2016-3951: linux -- security update

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

Description

Double free vulnerability in drivers/net/usb/cdc_ncm.c in the Linux kernel before 4.5 allows physically proximate attackers to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact by inserting a USB device with an invalid USB descriptor.

Solution(s)

  • debian-upgrade-linux

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