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CVE-2018-14646 Detail

Description

The Linux kernel before 4.15-rc8 was found to be vulnerable to a NULL pointer dereference bug in the __netlink_ns_capable() function in the net/netlink/af_netlink.c file. A local attacker could exploit this when a net namespace with a netnsid is assigned to cause a kernel panic and a denial of service.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  11/26/2018

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Hyperlink Resource
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:3651
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:3666
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2018-14646
https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=f428fe4a04cc339166c8bbd489789760de3a0cee
https://marc.info/?l=linux-netdev&m=151500466401174&w=2

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CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-14646
NVD Published Date:
11/26/2018
NVD Last Modified:
11/27/2018