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HistoryNov 08, 2016 - 12:00 a.m.

K51201255 : Linux kernel vulnerability CVE-2016-7117

2016-11-0800:00:00
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AI Score

9.3

Confidence

High

EPSS

0.038

Percentile

91.9%

Security Advisory Description

Use-after-free vulnerability in the __sys_recvmmsg function in net/socket.c in the Linux kernel before 4.5.2 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via vectors involving a recvmmsg system call that is mishandled during error processing. (CVE-2016-7117)
Impact
This vulnerability allows the unauthorized disclosure of information, unauthorized modifications, and disruption of service.