F5 Networks BIG-IP : Linux kernel vulnerability (K61429540)
High Nessus Plugin ID 118685
SynopsisThe remote device is missing a vendor-supplied security patch.
DescriptionThe tcp_v6_syn_recv_sock function in net/ipv6/tcp_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 a disruption of service and possibly an unauthorized disclosure of information.
SolutionUpgrade to one of the non-vulnerable versions listed in the F5 Solution K61429540.