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LIN5-18634 : Security Advisory - linux - CVE-2014-2851

Created: Apr 29, 2014    Updated: Dec 19, 2017
Resolved Date: May 7, 2014
Found In Version:
Fix Version:
Severity: Standard
Applicable for: Wind River Linux 5
Component/s: Kernel


Integer overflow in the ping_init_sock function in net/ipv4/ping.c in the Linux kernel through 3.14.1 allows local users to cause a denial of service (use-after-free and system crash) or possibly gain privileges via a crafted application that leverages an improperly managed reference counter.

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