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CVE-2016-9793

Description

The sock_setsockopt function in net/core/sock.c in the Linux kernel before 4.8.14 mishandles negative values of sk_sndbuf and sk_rcvbuf, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and system crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact by leveraging the CAP_NET_ADMIN capability for a crafted setsockopt system call with the (1) SO_SNDBUFFORCE or (2) SO_RCVBUFFORCE option.


Affected Package


OS OS Version Package Name Package Version
Debian 12 linux 6.1.4-1
Debian 11 linux 5.10.158-2
Debian 10 linux 4.19.249-2
Debian 999 linux 6.1.7-1

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