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The __ip6_append_data function in net/ipv6/ip6_output.c in the Linux kernel through 4.11.3 is too late in checking whether an overwrite of an skb data structure may occur, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) via crafted system calls.

Priority: MEDIUM
CVSS v3: 5.5
Publish Date: May 26, 2017
Related ID: --
CVSS v2: Medium
Modified Date: May 31, 2017

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