Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 1519591
CVE-2017-8824 kernel: Use-after-free vulnerability in DCCP socket
Last modified: 2018-01-10 22:35:34 EST
Use-after-free vulnerability was found in DCCP socket code affecting kernel since at least 2.6.16, potentially allowing attacker to cause privilege escalation.
An upstream patch:
Name: Mohamed Ghannam
Created kernel tracking bugs for this issue:
Affects: fedora-all [bug 1520764]
This issue affects the versions of the Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, 6, 7, Red Hat Enterprise MRG 2 and real-time kernels. Future updates for the respective releases may address this issue.
This issue does not affect the Linux kernel packages as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 for ARM and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 for Power LE.