CVE-2014-8172

2015-03-16T06:59:02
ID CVE-2014-8172
Type cve
Reporter NVD
Modified 2015-03-23T22:00:32

Description

The filesystem implementation in the Linux kernel before 3.13 performs certain operations on lists of files with an inappropriate locking approach, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (soft lockup or system crash) via unspecified use of Asynchronous I/O (AIO) operations.