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Red Hat: CVE-2016-7796: Moderate: systemd security update (RHSA-2017:0003)

Severity CVSS Published Added Modified
5 (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) October 13, 2016 January 07, 2017 September 24, 2018


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.

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