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computer vulnerability alert CVE-2018-20511

Linux kernel: information disclosure via SIOCFINDIPDDPRT

Synthesis of the vulnerability

A local attacker can read a memory fragment via SIOCFINDIPDDPRT of the Linux kernel, in order to obtain sensitive information.
Impacted software: Debian, Linux, Slackware.
Severity of this computer vulnerability: 1/4.
Consequences of a hack: data reading.
Attacker's origin: user shell.
Creation date: 28/12/2018.
Références of this announce: CVE-2018-20511, DLA-1731-1, DLA-1731-2, SSA:2019-030-01, 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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