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LIN6-12461 : Security Advisory - linux - CVE-2017-5970

Created: Feb 27, 2017    Updated: Dec 3, 2018
Resolved Date: Aug 6, 2017
Found In Version:
Fix Version:
Severity: Standard
Applicable for: Wind River Linux 6
Component/s: Kernel


The ipv4_pktinfo_prepare function in net/ipv4/ip_sockglue.c in the Linux kernel through 4.9.9 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (system crash) via (1) an application that makes crafted system calls or possibly (2) IPv4 traffic with invalid IP options.

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