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SUSE: CVE-2015-8970: SUSE Linux Security Advisory Vulnerability

  • Severity: 5
  • Published: November 27, 2016

crypto/algif_skcipher.c in the Linux kernel before 4.4.2 does not verify that a setkey operation has been performed on an AF_ALG socket before an accept system call is processed, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash) via a crafted application that does not supply a key, related ...

Red Hat: CVE-2015-8970: Important: kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Multiple Advisories) Vulnerability

  • Severity: 5
  • Published: November 27, 2016

crypto/algif_skcipher.c in the Linux kernel before 4.4.2 does not verify that a setkey operation has been performed on an AF_ALG socket before an accept system call is processed, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash) via a crafted application that does not supply a key, related ...