CVE-2016-4558

2016-05-23T10:59:00
ID CVE-2016-4558
Type cve
Reporter cve@mitre.org
Modified 2016-08-02T18:43:00

Description

The BPF subsystem in the Linux kernel before 4.5.5 mishandles reference counts, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (use-after-free) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted application on (1) a system with more than 32 Gb of memory, related to the program reference count or (2) a 1 Tb system, related to the map reference count. <a href="http://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/416.html">CWE-416: Use After Free</a>