CVE-2015-6252

2015-10-19T06:59:06
ID CVE-2015-6252
Type cve
Reporter NVD
Modified 2017-11-03T21:29:07

Description

The vhost_dev_ioctl function in drivers/vhost/vhost.c in the Linux kernel before 4.1.5 allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via a VHOST_SET_LOG_FD ioctl call that triggers permanent file-descriptor allocation.