Linux kernel vulnerability

2020-09-02T00:00:00
ID USN-4484-1
Type ubuntu
Reporter Ubuntu
Modified 2020-09-02T00:00:00

Description

It was discovered that the cgroup v2 subsystem in the Linux kernel did not
properly perform reference counting in some situations, leading to a NULL
pointer dereference. A local attacker could use this to cause a denial of
service or possibly gain administrative privileges.