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LIN6-12024 : Security Advisory - linux - CVE-2016-8655

Created: Dec 5, 2016    Updated: Dec 3, 2018
Resolved Date: Dec 5, 2016
Found In Version:
Fix Version:
Severity: Severe
Applicable for: Wind River Linux 6
Component/s: Kernel


race condition in af_packet packet_setsockopt and packet_set_ring.

Philip Pettersson discovered a race condition in the af_packet
implementation in the Linux kernel. A local unprivileged attacker could use
this to cause a denial of service (system crash) or run arbitrary code with
administrative privileges.

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