CVE-2017-11176

2017-07-11T23:29:00
ID CVE-2017-11176
Type cve
Reporter cve@mitre.org
Modified 2018-12-13T11:29:00

Description

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.