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HistoryDec 05, 2016 - 12:00 a.m.

Linux kernel vulnerability

2016-12-0500:00:00
ubuntu.com
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8 High

AI Score

Confidence

High

0.0004 Low

EPSS

Percentile

9.1%

Releases

  • Ubuntu 16.10

Packages

  • linux - Linux kernel

Details

Philip Pettersson discovered a race condition in the af_packet
implementation in the Linux kernel. A local unprivileged attacker could use
this to cause a denial of service (system crash) or run arbitrary code with
administrative privileges.