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Red Hat: CVE-2016-8633: Important: kernel-rt security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Multiple Advisories)

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Red Hat: CVE-2016-8633: Important: kernel-rt security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Multiple Advisories)

Severity
6
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
11/27/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
04/11/2018
Modified
03/03/2021

Description

drivers/firewire/net.c in the Linux kernel before 4.8.7, in certain unusual hardware configurations, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via crafted fragmented packets.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-kernel
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-rt

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