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LIN9-7017 : Security Advisory - linux - CVE-2017-7558

Created: Jun 29, 2018    Updated: Dec 3, 2018
Resolved Date: Jul 31, 2018
Found In Version:
Fix Version:
Severity: Standard
Applicable for: Wind River Linux 9
Component/s: Kernel


A kernel data leak due to an out-of-bound read was found in Linux kernel in inet_diag_msg_sctp{,l}addr_fill() and sctp_get_sctp_info() functions present since v4.7-rc1 upto v4.13 including. A data leak happens when these functions fill in sockaddr data structures used to export socket's diagnostic information. As a result upto 100 bytes of the slab data could be leaked to a userspace. 

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