CVE-2015-5706

2015-08-31T10:59:00
ID CVE-2015-5706
Type cve
Reporter cve@mitre.org
Modified 2017-01-07T03:00:00

Description

Use-after-free vulnerability in the path_openat function in fs/namei.c in the Linux kernel 3.x and 4.x before 4.0.4 allows local users to cause a denial of service or possibly have unspecified other impact via O_TMPFILE filesystem operations that leverage a duplicate cleanup operation. <a href="http://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/416.html">CWE-416: Use After Free</a>