The fib6_add function in net/ipv6/ip6_fib.c in the Linux kernel before 3.11.5 does not properly implement error-code encoding, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash) by leveraging the CAP_NET_ADMIN capability for an IPv6 SIOCADDRT ioctl call.
Publish Date : 2013-12-09 Last Update Date : 2014-03-05
ELSA-2014-3002 -- Unbreakable Enterprise kernel security and bug fix update (Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel Release 3 QU...
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