CVE-2009-4141

2010-01-19T11:30:00
ID CVE-2009-4141
Type cve
Reporter NVD
Modified 2017-09-18T21:29:55

Description

Use-after-free vulnerability in the fasync_helper function in fs/fcntl.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.33-rc4-git1 allows local users to gain privileges via vectors that include enabling O_ASYNC (aka FASYNC or FIOASYNC) on a locked file, and then closing this file.