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Vulnerability of Linux kernel: NULL pointer dereference via sco_sock_getsockopt

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can force a NULL pointer to be dereferenced via sco_sock_getsockopt() of the Linux kernel, in order to trigger a denial of service.
Impacted software: Linux.
Severity of this computer vulnerability: 1/4.
Creation date: 22/02/2021.
Références of this announce: CVE-2020-35499, RHBUG-1910048, VIGILANCE-VUL-34636.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can force a NULL pointer to be dereferenced via sco_sock_getsockopt(...
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This computer vulnerability impacts software or systems such as Linux.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this weakness bulletin is low.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of user shell.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this weakness.

Solutions for this threat 

Workarounds for this vulnerability are not yet public.
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