CVE-2016-6198

2016-08-06T16:59:13
ID CVE-2016-6198
Type cve
Reporter NVD
Modified 2018-01-04T21:31:04

Description

The filesystem layer in the Linux kernel before 4.5.5 proceeds with post-rename operations after an OverlayFS file is renamed to a self-hardlink, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) via a rename system call, related to fs/namei.c and fs/open.c.