CVE-2015-8955

2016-10-10T10:59:00
ID CVE-2015-8955
Type cve
Reporter cve@mitre.org
Modified 2016-11-28T19:50:00

Description

arch/arm64/kernel/perf_event.c in the Linux kernel before 4.1 on arm64 platforms allows local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (invalid pointer dereference) via vectors involving events that are mishandled during a span of multiple HW PMUs.