CVE-2016-8658

2016-10-13T09:17:24
ID RH:CVE-2016-8658
Type redhatcve
Reporter redhat.com
Modified 2020-04-09T00:51:54

Description

Stack-based buffer overflow in the brcmf_cfg80211_start_ap() function in 'drivers/net/wireless/broadcom/brcm80211/brcmfmac/cfg80211.c' in the Linux kernel before 4.7.5 allows local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a long SSID Information Element in a command to a Netlink socket.