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The fork implementation in the Linux kernel before 4.5 on s390 platforms mishandles the case of four page-table levels, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted application, related to arch/s390/include/asm/mmu_context.h and arch/s390/include/asm/pgalloc.h.

Priority: MEDIUM
CVSS v3: 7.8
Publish Date: Apr 27, 2016
Related ID: --
CVSS v2: High
Modified Date: May 10, 2016

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Related Products

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



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