SOL16011 - Linux kernel vulnerability CVE-2012-6657

ID SOL16011
Type f5
Reporter f5
Modified 2016-09-06T00:00:00


The sock_setsockopt function in net/core/sock.c in the Linux kernel before 3.5.7 does not ensure that a keepalive action is associated with a stream socket, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) by leveraging the ability to create a raw socket. (CVE-2012-6657)