Linux kernel (Trusty HWE) vulnerability

2014-07-05T00:00:00
ID USN-2272-1
Type ubuntu
Reporter Ubuntu
Modified 2014-07-05T00:00:00

Description

Andy Lutomirski discovered a flaw with the Linux kernel’s ptrace syscall on x86_64 processors. An attacker could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (System Crash) or potential gain administrative privileges.