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The key_reject_and_link function in security/keys/key.c in the Linux kernel through 4.6.3 does not ensure that a certain data structure is initialized, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) via vectors involving a crafted keyctl request2 command.CWE-416: Use After Free

Priority: MEDIUM
CVSS v3: 5.5
Publish Date: Jun 27, 2016
Related ID: --
CVSS v2: Medium
Modified Date: Jun 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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