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computer vulnerability alert CVE-2018-20511

Linux kernel: information disclosure via SIOCFINDIPDDPRT

Synthesis of the vulnerability

Impacted products: Linux.
Severity: 1/4.
Consequences: data reading.
Provenance: user shell.
Confidence: confirmed by the editor (5/5).
Creation date: 28/12/2018.
Identifiers: CVE-2018-20511, VIGILANCE-VUL-28126.

Description of the vulnerability

A local attacker can read a memory fragment via SIOCFINDIPDDPRT of the Linux kernel, in order to obtain sensitive information.
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