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CVE-2017-1000111: Linux kernel packet_set_ring() race condition lets local users obtain root privileges. (Bug #292300)

SteelHead (Appliance)
Fixed in Version:
steelhead 9.8.0, steelhead 9.6.3
Last Modified:

CVE-2017-1000111: A vulnerability was reported in the Linux kernel. A local user can obtain root privileges on the target system.

A local user with CAP_NET_RAW permissions who can create PF_PACKET sockets can trigger a race condition and use-after-free memory error in packet_set_ring() to execute arbitrary code on the target system with root privileges.


Patch kernel with vendor-provided fix available at


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