CVE-2017-5550

2017-01-24T16:17:39
ID RH:CVE-2017-5550
Type redhatcve
Reporter redhat.com
Modified 2020-04-08T20:15:16

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.