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F5 Networks: K55672042 (CVE-2016-4470): Linux kernel vulnerability CVE-2016-4470

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F5 Networks: K55672042 (CVE-2016-4470): Linux kernel vulnerability CVE-2016-4470

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
06/27/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/16/2017
Modified
03/03/2020

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.

Solution(s)

  • f5-big-ip-upgrade-latest

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