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HistoryJun 15, 2016 - 6:18 a.m.

CVE-2016-4470

2016-06-1506:18:27
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A flaw was found in the Linux kernel’s keyring handling code: the key_reject_and_link() function could be forced to free an arbitrary memory block. An attacker could use this flaw to trigger a use-after-free condition on the system, potentially allowing for privilege escalation.