The sys_add_key function in the keyring code in Linux kernel 188.8.131.52 and 2.6.17-rc1, and possibly earlier versions, allows local users to cause a denial of service (OOPS) via keyctl requests that add a key to a user key instead of a keyring key, which causes an invalid dereference in the __keyring_search_one function.
Publish Date : 2006-04-10 Last Update Date : 2017-10-10
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