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LIN5-22294 : Security Advisory - linux - CVE-2016-8646

Created: Dec 15, 2016    Updated: May 29, 2018
Resolved Date: Dec 27, 2016
Found In Version: 5.0.1.37
Fix Version: 5.0.1.39
Severity: Standard
Applicable for: Wind River Linux 5
Component/s: Kernel

Description

The hash_accept function in crypto/algif_hash.c in the Linux kernel before 4.3.6 allows local users to cause a denial of service (OOPS) by attempting to trigger use of in-kernel hash algorithms for a socket that has received zero bytes of data.

http://web.nvd.nist.gov/view/vuln/detail?vulnId=CVE-2016-8646

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