CVE-2015-1420

2015-03-16T10:59:00
ID CVE-2015-1420
Type cve
Reporter cve@mitre.org
Modified 2016-12-28T02:59:00

Description

Race condition in the handle_to_path function in fs/fhandle.c in the Linux kernel through 3.19.1 allows local users to bypass intended size restrictions and trigger read operations on additional memory locations by changing the handle_bytes value of a file handle during the execution of this function.