CVE-2006-0457

2006-03-13T21:02:00
ID CVE-2006-0457
Type cve
Reporter NVD
Modified 2018-10-03T17:35:32

Description

Race condition in the (1) add_key, (2) request_key, and (3) keyctl functions in Linux kernel 2.6.x allows local users to cause a denial of service (crash) or read sensitive kernel memory by modifying the length of a string argument between the time that the kernel calculates the length and when it copies the data into kernel memory.