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Vulnerability of Linux kernel: out-of-bounds memory reading via hci_extended_inquiry_result_evt

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can force a read at an invalid address via hci_extended_inquiry_result_evt() of the Linux kernel, in order to trigger a denial of service, or to obtain sensitive information.
Vulnerable products: Linux.
Severity of this weakness: 2/4.
Creation date: 08/06/2021.
Références of this bulletin: CVE-2020-36386, VIGILANCE-VUL-35646.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can force a read at an invalid address via hci_extended_inquiry_resu...
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This weakness note impacts software or systems such as Linux.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this threat note is medium.

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 computer weakness.

Solutions for this threat 

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