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LIN5-21719 : Security Advisory - linux - CVE-2016-4470

Created: Jun 29, 2016    Updated: May 29, 2018
Resolved Date: Aug 10, 2016
Found In Version: 5.0.1.36
Fix Version: 5.0.1.37
Severity: Standard
Applicable for: Wind River Linux 5
Component/s: Kernel

Description

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.<a href=http://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/416.html>CWE-416: Use After Free</a>

http://web.nvd.nist.gov/view/vuln/detail?vulnId=CVE-2016-4470

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