Linux kernel (Utopic HWE) vulnerability

2015-12-01T00:00:00
ID USN-2824-1
Type ubuntu
Reporter Ubuntu
Modified 2015-12-01T00:00:00

Description

Dmitry Vyukov discovered that the Linux kernel’s keyring handler attempted to garbage collect incompletely instantiated keys. A local unprivileged attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash).