Linux kernel (Utopic HWE) vulnerability

2016-07-14T00:00:00
ID USN-3036-1
Type ubuntu
Reporter Ubuntu
Modified 2016-07-14T00:00:00

Description

Jan Stancek discovered that the Linux kernel's memory manager did not
properly handle moving pages mapped by the asynchronous I/O (AIO) ring
buffer to the other nodes. A local attacker could use this to cause a
denial of service (system crash).