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Race condition in the find_keyring_by_name function in security/keys/keyring.c in the Linux kernel 2.6.34-rc5 and earlier allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and system crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via keyctl session commands that trigger access to a dead keyring that is undergoing deletion by the key_cleanup function.

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9715

Race condition in the find_keyring_by_name function in security/keys/keyring.c in the Linux kernel 2.6.34-rc5 and earlier allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and system crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via keyctl session commands that trigger access to a dead keyring that is undergoing deletion by the key_cleanup function.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  • Oracle Linux 4
  • Oracle Linux 5
  • CentOS Linux 5
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
  • CentOS Linux 4
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2010-1437
Product(s):