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LIN5-23275 : Security Advisory - linux - CVE-2017-11176

Created: Jul 13, 2017    Updated: May 29, 2018
Resolved Date: Aug 16, 2017
Found In Version: 5.0.1.40
Fix Version: 5.0.1.41
Severity: Standard
Applicable for: Wind River Linux 5
Component/s: Kernel

Description

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.

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-11176

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