CVE-2017-5550

2017-02-06T06:59:00
ID CVE-2017-5550
Type cve
Reporter cve@mitre.org
Modified 2017-02-09T19:15:00

Description

Off-by-one error in the pipe_advance function in lib/iov_iter.c in the Linux kernel before 4.9.5 allows local users to obtain sensitive information from uninitialized heap-memory locations in opportunistic circumstances by reading from a pipe after an incorrect buffer-release decision.