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Debian: CVE-2016-7796: systemd -- security update

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Debian: CVE-2016-7796: systemd -- security update

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
10/13/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
03/31/2017
Modified
02/25/2019

Description

The manager_dispatch_notify_fd function in systemd allows local users to cause a denial of service (system hang) via a zero-length message received over a notify socket, which causes an error to be returned and the notification handler to be disabled.

Solution(s)

  • debian-upgrade-systemd

References

  • debian-upgrade-systemd

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