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computer vulnerability note CVE-2017-6951

Linux kernel: NULL pointer dereference via keyring_search_aux

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can force a NULL pointer to be dereferenced via keyring_search_aux() in the Linux kernel, in order to trigger a denial of service.
Impacted products: Linux.
Severity: 2/4.
Creation date: 17/03/2017.
Identifiers: CVE-2017-6951, VIGILANCE-VUL-22169.

Description of the vulnerability

The Linux kernel manages cryptographic keys, notably for use in IPsec. Howeve...
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