Linux Kernel 2.6.30 'tun_chr_pool()' NULL Pointer Dereference Vulnerability

2014-07-01T00:00:00
ID SSV:86342
Type seebug
Reporter Root
Modified 2014-07-01T00:00:00

Description

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                                                source: http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/35724/info

The Linux kernel is prone to a local NULL-pointer dereference vulnerability.

A local attacker can exploit this issue to execute arbitrary code with superuser privileges or crash an affected kernel, denying service to legitimate users.

This issue was introduced in Linux kernel 2.6.30. 

http://www.exploit-db.com/sploits/33088-1.tgz
http://www.exploit-db.com/sploits/33088-2.tgz