CVE-2009-3043

Metadata

CVE-2009-3043
4.9
git.kernel.org, lkml.org, lkml.org, lkml.org, kernel.org, openwall.com, openwall.com, openwall.com, securityfocus.com
2009-09-02
2017-06-06 20:20

Description

The tty_ldisc_hangup function in drivers/char/tty_ldisc.c in the Linux kernel 2.6.31-rc before 2.6.31-rc8 allows local users to cause a denial of service (system crash, sometimes preceded by a NULL pointer dereference) or possibly gain privileges via certain pseudo-terminal I/O activity, as demonstrated by KernelTtyTest.c.

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CVE-2009-3043