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SUSE: CVE-2017-9242: SUSE Linux Security Advisory

Severity CVSS Published Added Modified
5 (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) May 26, 2017 June 22, 2017 June 21, 2018

Description

The __ip6_append_data function in net/ipv6/ip6_output.c in the Linux kernel through 4.11.3 is too late in checking whether an overwrite of an skb data structure may occur, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) via crafted system calls.

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References

Solution

suse-upgrade-kernel-default

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