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vulnerability alert CVE-2019-12378

Linux kernel: NULL pointer dereference via ip6_ra_control

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can force a NULL pointer to be dereferenced via ip6_ra_control() of the Linux kernel, in order to trigger a denial of service.
Impacted products: Fedora, Linux.
Severity of this bulletin: 1/4.
Consequences of an intrusion: denial of service on server, denial of service on service, denial of service on client.
Hacker's origin: LAN.
Creation date: 28/05/2019.
Références of this threat: CVE-2019-12378, FEDORA-2019-7ec378191e, FEDORA-2019-f40bd7826f, VIGILANCE-VUL-29421.

Description of the vulnerability

An attacker can force a NULL pointer to be dereferenced via ip6_ra_control() of the Linux kernel, in order to trigger a denial of service.
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