CVE-2015-8953

2016-10-16T21:59:00
ID CVE-2015-8953
Type cve
Reporter cve@mitre.org
Modified 2016-11-28T19:50:00

Description

fs/overlayfs/copy_up.c in the Linux kernel before 4.2.6 uses an incorrect cleanup code path, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (dentry reference leak) via filesystem operations on a large file in a lower overlayfs layer.