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SCP7-671 : Security Advisory - linux - CVE-2017-12153

Created: Sep 26, 2017    Updated: Sep 8, 2018
Resolved Date: Oct 23, 2017
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Fix Version:
Severity: Standard
Applicable for: Wind River Linux 7
Component/s: Kernel


A security flaw was discovered in the nl80211_set_rekey_data() function in net/wireless/nl80211.c in the Linux kernel through 4.13.3. This function does not check whether the required attributes are present in a Netlink request. This request can be issued by a user with the CAP_NET_ADMIN capability and may result in a NULL pointer dereference and system crash.

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