CVE-2014-8559

2014-11-10T11:55:00
ID CVE-2014-8559
Type cve
Reporter cve@mitre.org
Modified 2019-04-08T20:29:00

Description

The d_walk function in fs/dcache.c in the Linux kernel through 3.17.2 does not properly maintain the semantics of rename_lock, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (deadlock and system hang) via a crafted application.