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CVE-2016-2847

Description

fs/pipe.c in the Linux kernel before 4.5 does not limit the amount of unread data in pipes, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) by creating many pipes with non-default sizes.

Priority: MEDIUM
CVSS v3: 6.2
Publish Date: Apr 27, 2016
Related ID: --
CVSS v2: Medium
Modified Date: Apr 28, 2016

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Related Products

Product Name Status Defect Fixed Downloads
Linux 7 SCP Not Vulnerable -- -- --
Linux 7 CGP Not Vulnerable -- -- --

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