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SUSE: CVE-2012-6704: SUSE Linux Security Advisory

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
12/28/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
04/26/2018
Modified
06/21/2018

Description

The sock_setsockopt function in net/core/sock.c in the Linux kernel before 3.5 mishandles negative values of sk_sndbuf and sk_rcvbuf, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and system crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact by leveraging the CAP_NET_ADMIN capability for a crafted setsockopt system call with the (1) SO_SNDBUF or (2) SO_RCVBUF option.

Solution(s)

  • suse-upgrade-kernel-bigmem
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-bigmem-base
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-bigmem-devel
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-bigsmp
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-bigsmp-base
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-bigsmp-devel
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-default
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-default-base
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-default-devel
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-default-man
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-docs
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-ec2
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-ec2-base
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-ec2-devel
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-pae
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-pae-base
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-pae-devel
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-ppc64
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-ppc64-base
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-ppc64-devel
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-source
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-syms
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-trace
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-trace-base
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-trace-devel
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-xen
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-xen-base
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-xen-devel

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