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Palo Alto Networks PAN-SA-2017-0018 (CVE-2016-10229): Kernel Vulnerability

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Palo Alto Networks PAN-SA-2017-0018 (CVE-2016-10229): Kernel Vulnerability

Severity
10
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
04/04/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
06/19/2017
Modified
06/17/2020

Description

udp.c in the Linux kernel before 4.5 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via UDP traffic that triggers an unsafe second checksum calculation during execution of a recv system call with the MSG_PEEK flag.

Solution(s)

  • palo-alto-networks-pan-os-upgrade-6-1
  • palo-alto-networks-pan-os-upgrade-7-1
  • palo-alto-networks-pan-os-upgrade-8-0

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