Use-after-free vulnerability in drivers/net/tun.c in the Linux kernel
through 3.11.1 allows local users to gain privileges by leveraging the
CAP_NET_ADMIN capability and providing an invalid tuntap interface
name in a TUNSETIFF ioctl call.
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MLIST:[linux-kernel] 20130911 [PATCH net V2] tuntap: correctly handle error in tun_set_iff()
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