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CVE-2017-15299

Description

The KEYS subsystem in the Linux kernel through 4.13.7 mishandles use of add_key for a key that already exists but is uninstantiated, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted system call.

Priority: MEDIUM
CVSS v3: 5.5
Component: linux
Publish Date: Oct 14, 2017
Related ID: --
CVSS v2: Medium
Modified Date: Oct 14, 2017

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Notes
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