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Debian: CVE-2016-9555: linux -- security update

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Debian: CVE-2016-9555: linux -- security update

Severity
10
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
11/27/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
03/31/2017
Modified
03/02/2020

Description

The sctp_sf_ootb function in net/sctp/sm_statefuns.c in the Linux kernel before 4.8.8 lacks chunk-length checking for the first chunk, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds slab access) or possibly have unspecified other impact via crafted SCTP data.

Solution(s)

  • debian-upgrade-linux

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