F5 Networks BIG-IP : Linux kernel vulnerability (K02613439)
High Nessus Plugin ID 118618
SynopsisThe remote device is missing a vendor-supplied security patch.
DescriptionThe dccp_v6_request_recv_sock function in net/dccp/ipv6.c in the Linux kernel through 4.11.1 mishandles inheritance, which allows local users to cause a denial of service or possibly have unspecified other impact via crafted system calls, a related issue to CVE-2017-8890.
This vulnerability allows an unprivileged local user to cause a denial of service (DoS) or disruption of service through crafted system calls.
SolutionUpgrade to one of the non-vulnerable versions listed in the F5 Solution K02613439.