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The tipc_nl_compat_link_dump function in net/tipc/netlink_compat.c in the Linux kernel through 4.6.3 does not properly copy a certain string, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory by reading a Netlink message.

Priority: LOW
CVSS v3: 5.5
Publish Date: Jun 27, 2016
Related ID: --
CVSS v2: Medium
Modified Date: Jun 27, 2016

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



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