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SUSE Linux Security Vulnerability: CVE-2012-5532

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SUSE Linux Security Vulnerability: CVE-2012-5532

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
12/27/2012
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/12/2013
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

The main function in tools/hv/hv_kvp_daemon.c in hypervkvpd, as distributed in the Linux kernel before 3.8-rc1, allows local users to cause a denial of service (daemon exit) via a crafted application that sends a Netlink message. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incorrect fix for CVE-2012-2669.

Solution(s)

  • suse-upgrade-hyper-v

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