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The mq_notify function in the Linux kernel through 4.11.9 does not set the sock pointer to NULL upon entry into the retry logic. During a user-space close of a Netlink socket, it allows attackers to cause a denial of service (use-after-free) or possibly have unspecified other impact.

Priority: HIGH
CVSS v3: 9.8
Publish Date: Jul 11, 2017
Related ID: --
CVSS v2: Critical
Modified Date: Jul 11, 2017

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



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