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

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
11/27/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/18/2017
Modified
06/21/2018

Description

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 to the lrw_crypt function in crypto/lrw.c.

Solution(s)

  • suse-upgrade-kernel-default
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-docs

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