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SUSE: CVE-2015-6252: SUSE Linux Security Advisory

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
10/05/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/18/2015
Modified
06/21/2018

Description

The vhost_dev_ioctl function in drivers/vhost/vhost.c in the Linux kernel before 4.1.5 allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via a VHOST_SET_LOG_FD ioctl call that triggers permanent file-descriptor allocation.

Solution(s)

  • suse-upgrade-kernel-default
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-docs
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-obs-build

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