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Debian: CVE-2017-7487: linux -- security update

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Debian: CVE-2017-7487: linux -- security update

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
05/14/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
06/20/2017
Modified
02/24/2020

Description

The ipxitf_ioctl function in net/ipx/af_ipx.c in the Linux kernel through 4.11.1 mishandles reference counts, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (use-after-free) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a failed SIOCGIFADDR ioctl call for an IPX interface.

Solution(s)

  • debian-upgrade-linux

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