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The rtnl_fill_link_ifmap function in net/core/rtnetlink.c in the Linux kernel before 4.5.5 does not initialize a certain data structure, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory by reading a Netlink message.

Priority: LOW
CVSS v3: 3.3
Publish Date: May 23, 2016
Related ID: --
CVSS v2: Low
Modified Date: May 24, 2016

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Linux 7 SCP Not Vulnerable -- -- --
Linux 7 CGP Not Vulnerable -- -- --



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