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computer vulnerability bulletin CVE-2017-12762

Linux kernel: buffer overflow via isdn_net.c

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can generate a buffer overflow via isdn_net.c of the Linux kernel, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code.
Vulnerable systems: Linux, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES, Ubuntu.
Severity of this threat: 2/4.
Consequences of a hack: administrator access/rights, denial of service on server, denial of service on service.
Pirate's origin: internet client.
Creation date: 10/08/2017.
Références of this weakness: CERTFR-2017-AVI-307, CERTFR-2017-AVI-311, CERTFR-2017-AVI-338, CERTFR-2017-AVI-383, CERTFR-2017-AVI-390, CERTFR-2018-AVI-170, CVE-2017-12762, SUSE-SU-2017:2525-1, SUSE-SU-2017:2694-1, SUSE-SU-2017:2908-1, SUSE-SU-2017:2920-1, SUSE-SU-2017:3265-1, USN-3420-1, USN-3420-2, USN-3620-1, USN-3620-2, VIGILANCE-VUL-23498.

Description of the vulnerability

An attacker can generate a buffer overflow via isdn_net.c of the Linux kernel, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code.
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