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F5 Networks: K85332020 (CVE-2016-4486): Netlink message vulnerability CVE-2016-4486

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F5 Networks: K85332020 (CVE-2016-4486): Netlink message vulnerability CVE-2016-4486

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
05/23/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/16/2017
Modified
02/01/2018

Description

The rtnl_fill_link_ifmap function in net/core/rtnetlink.c in the Linux kernel before 4.5.5 does not initialize a certain data structure, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory by reading a Netlink message.

Solution(s)

  • f5-big-ip-upgrade-latest

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