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LIN5-21849 : Security Advisory - linux - CVE-2016-5696

Created: Aug 14, 2016    Updated: May 29, 2018
Resolved Date: Aug 18, 2016
Found In Version: 5.0.1.36
Fix Version: 5.0.1.37
Severity: Standard
Applicable for: Wind River Linux 5
Component/s: Kernel

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.

http://web.nvd.nist.gov/view/vuln/detail?vulnId=CVE-2016-5696

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