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USN-2512-1: Linux kernel (EC2) vulnerabilities

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USN-2512-1: Linux kernel (EC2) vulnerabilities

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
01/09/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/27/2015
Modified
07/09/2020

Description

Race condition in the key_gc_unused_keys function in security/keys/gc.c in the Linux kernel through 3.18.2 allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory corruption or panic) or possibly have unspecified other impact via keyctl commands that trigger access to a key structure member during garbage collection of a key.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-2-6-32-376-ec2

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