CVE-2016-7796

Priority
Description
The manager_dispatch_notify_fd function in systemd allows local users to
cause a denial of service (system hang) via a zero-length message received
over a notify socket, which causes an error to be returned and the
notification handler to be disabled.
Notes
sbeattietrusty (and vivid-phone) is not affected as init is
upstart there
Package
Upstream:needs-triage
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):not-affected (upstart is init)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (229-4ubuntu11)
More Information

Updated: 2020-01-29 19:56:40 UTC (commit 768ceb2fdee6790d707d0f681e1b54916744af1e)