CVE-2016-4581

2016-05-23T10:59:00
ID CVE-2016-4581
Type cve
Reporter cve@mitre.org
Modified 2019-12-27T16:08:00

Description

fs/pnode.c in the Linux kernel before 4.5.4 does not properly traverse a mount propagation tree in a certain case involving a slave mount, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and OOPS) via a crafted series of mount system calls. <a href="http://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/476.html">CWE-476: NULL Pointer Dereference</a>