Linux kernel (Raspberry Pi 2) vulnerability

2016-01-19T00:00:00
ID USN-2872-3
Type ubuntu
Reporter Ubuntu
Modified 2016-01-19T00:00:00

Description

Yevgeny Pats discovered that the session keyring implementation in the Linux kernel did not properly reference count when joining an existing session keyring. A local attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code with administrative privileges.