Linux Kernel CVE-2017-14497 Local Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

Linux Kernel is prone to a local buffer-overflow vulnerability it fails to perform adequate boundary checks on user-supplied data.

An attacker can exploit this issue to cause denial-of-service conditions. Due to the nature of this issue, arbitrary code execution may be possible but this has not been confirmed.

Linux Kernel 4.6-rc1 prior 4.13 are vulnerable.


 

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