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[Bug 1038544] New: VUL-0: CVE-2017-8890: kernel-source: denial of service (double free) by leveraging use of the accept system call (inet_csk_clone_lock func in net/ipv4/inet_connection_sock.c)
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  • Date: Wed, 10 May 2017 18:41:04 +0000
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http://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1038544


Bug ID: 1038544
Summary: VUL-0: CVE-2017-8890: kernel-source: denial of service
(double free) by leveraging use of the accept system
call (inet_csk_clone_lock func in
net/ipv4/inet_connection_sock.c)
Classification: openSUSE
Product: openSUSE Distribution
Version: Leap 42.2
Hardware: Other
OS: Other
Status: NEW
Severity: Normal
Priority: P5 - None
Component: Security
Assignee: security-team@xxxxxxx
Reporter: mikhail.kasimov@xxxxxxxxx
QA Contact: qa-bugs@xxxxxxx
Found By: ---
Blocker: ---

Ref: https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-8890
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Description

The inet_csk_clone_lock function in net/ipv4/inet_connection_sock.c in the
Linux kernel through 4.10.15 allows attackers to cause a denial of service
(double free) or possibly have unspecified other impact by leveraging use of
the accept system call.
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Hyperlink

[1]
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=657831ffc38e30092a2d5f03d385d710eb88b09a

[2]
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/657831ffc38e30092a2d5f03d385d710eb88b09a

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