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The KEYS subsystem in the Linux kernel before 4.13.10 does not correctly synchronize the actions of updating versus finding a key in the negative state to avoid a race condition, which allows local users to cause a denial of service or possibly have unspecified other impact via crafted system calls.

Priority: HIGH
CVSS v3: 7.8
Publish Date: Oct 27, 2017
Related ID: --
CVSS v2: High
Modified Date: Oct 27, 2017

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