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Debian: CVE-2016-4482: linux -- security update

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Debian: CVE-2016-4482: linux -- security update

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
05/23/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
06/28/2016
Modified
02/25/2019

Description

The proc_connectinfo function in drivers/usb/core/devio.c in the Linux kernel through 4.6 does not initialize a certain data structure, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a crafted USBDEVFS_CONNECTINFO ioctl call.

Solution(s)

  • debian-upgrade-linux

References

  • debian-upgrade-linux

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