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CVE-2016-8655

Description

Race condition in net/packet/af_packet.c in the Linux kernel through 4.8.12 allows local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (use-after-free) by leveraging the CAP_NET_RAW capability to change a socket version, related to the packet_set_ring and packet_setsockopt functions.


Affected Software


CPE Name Name Version
linux:linux_kernel linux linux kernel 4.8.12

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