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Date: November 27, 2016
security/keys/big_key.c in the Linux kernel before 4.8.7 mishandles unsuccessful crypto registration in conjunction with successful key-type registration, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and panic) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted application that uses the big_key data type.
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Weakness Type (CWE)
NULL Pointer DereferenceCWE-476
Upgrade to version 4.8.7
|Attack Vector (AV):||LOCAL|
|Attack Complexity (AC):||LOW|
|Privileges Required (PR):||NONE|
|User Interaction (UI):||REQUIRED|
|Access Vector (AV):||NETWORK|
|Access Complexity (AC):||MEDIUM|