CVE-2014-8086

2014-10-13T10:55:00
ID CVE-2014-8086
Type cve
Reporter cve@mitre.org
Modified 2017-09-08T01:29:00

Description

Race condition in the ext4_file_write_iter function in fs/ext4/file.c in the Linux kernel through 3.17 allows local users to cause a denial of service (file unavailability) via a combination of a write action and an F_SETFL fcntl operation for the O_DIRECT flag.