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Category:   OS (Linux)  >   Linux Kernel Vendors:   kernel.org
Linux Kernel kiocb_batch_free() Bug Lets Local Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1027085
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1027085
CVE Reference:   CVE-2012-0058   (Links to External Site)
Date:  May 22 2012
Impact:   Denial of service via local system
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 3.2.2
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in the Linux Kernel. A local user can cause the target system to crash.

A local user can exploit an iocb management flaw in the kiocb_batch_free() function and 'fs/aio.c' to cause a kernel panic.

Impact:   A local user can cause the target system to crash.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (3.2.2).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v3.x/ChangeLog-3.2.2

Vendor URL:  www.kernel.org/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error, State error

Message History:   None.


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