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The netlink_sendmsg function in net/netlink/af_netlink.c in the Linux kernel before 3.5.5 does not validate the dst_pid field, which allows local users to have an unspecified impact by spoofing Netlink messages.
Base Score: 7.2
Impact Score: 10
Exploitability Score: 3.9
Base Score: 7.8
Impact Score: 5.9
Exploitability Score: 1.8
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:* versions up to 3.5.4 (inclusive)