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An out-of-bounds heap memory access, leading to a Denial of Service or possibly heap disclosure or further impact was found in setsockopt(). The particular setsockopt() call is normally restricted to root, however some processes with cap_sys_admin may also be able to trigger this flaw.

Priority: MEDIUM
CVSS v3: 7.1
Publish Date: Jun 17, 2016
Related ID: --
CVSS v2: High
Modified Date: Jun 20, 2016

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



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