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LIN6-13212 : Security Advisory - linux - CVE-2017-11176

Created: Jul 12, 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 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.

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