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LIN6-13104 : Security Advisory - linux - CVE-2017-9242

Created: Jun 13, 2017    Updated: Dec 8, 2020
Resolved Date: Aug 21, 2017
Found In Version:
Fix Version:
Severity: Standard
Applicable for: Wind River Linux 6
Component/s: Kernel


The __ip6_append_data function in net/ipv6/ip6_output.c in the Linux kernel through 4.11.3 is too late in checking whether an overwrite of an skb data structure may occur, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) via crafted system calls.

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