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Debian: CVE-2016-4805: linux -- security update

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Debian: CVE-2016-4805: linux -- security update

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
05/23/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
06/28/2016
Modified
03/02/2020

Description

Use-after-free vulnerability in drivers/net/ppp/ppp_generic.c in the Linux kernel before 4.5.2 allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and system crash, or spinlock) or possibly have unspecified other impact by removing a network namespace, related to the ppp_register_net_channel and ppp_unregister_channel functions.

Solution(s)

  • debian-upgrade-linux

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