Linux kernel (Qualcomm Snapdragon) vulnerability

2016-11-11T00:00:00
ID USN-3128-3
Type ubuntu
Reporter Ubuntu
Modified 2016-11-11T00:00:00

Description

Ondrej Kozina discovered that the keyring interface in the Linux kernel contained a buffer overflow when displaying timeout events via the /proc/keys interface. A local attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash).