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Debian: CVE-2016-4998: linux -- security update

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Debian: CVE-2016-4998: linux -- security update

Severity
6
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:C)
Published
06/28/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
06/28/2016
Modified
02/14/2023

Description

The IPT_SO_SET_REPLACE setsockopt implementation in the netfilter subsystem in the Linux kernel before 4.6 allows local users to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read) or possibly obtain sensitive information from kernel heap memory by leveraging in-container root access to provide a crafted offset value that leads to crossing a ruleset blob boundary.

Solution(s)

  • debian-upgrade-linux

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