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A use-after-free flaw was found in the way the Linux kernel\'s key management subsystem handled keyring object reference counting in certain error path of the join_session_keyring() function. A local, unprivileged user could use this flaw to escalate their privileges on the system.

Priority: HIGH
CVSS v3: 7.8
Publish Date: Jan 27, 2016
Related ID: --
CVSS v2: High
Modified Date: Jan 27, 2016

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Product Name Status Defect Fixed Downloads
Linux 7 SCP Not Vulnerable -- -- --
Linux 7 CGP Not Vulnerable -- -- --



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