Linux Kernel Bluetooth CAPI Packet Remote Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

The Linux kernel is prone to a remote buffer-overflow vulnerability because the kernel fails to bounds-check user-supplied data before copying it into an insufficiently sized buffer.

An attacker may exploit this issue to execute arbitrary code with kernel-level privileges, facilitating the complete compromise of affected computers. Failed exploit attempts will result in denial-of-service conditions.

Versions prior to are vulnerable to this issue.


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