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CVE-2016-5696

Description

net/ipv4/tcp_input.c in the Linux kernel before 4.7 does not properly determine the rate of challenge ACK segments, which makes it easier for man-in-the-middle attackers to hijack TCP sessions via a blind in-window attack.

Priority: MEDIUM
CVSS v3: 4.8
Publish Date: Aug 6, 2016
Related ID: --
CVSS v2: Medium
Modified Date: Aug 10, 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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