Vulnerability identifier: #VU55034
Vulnerability risk: Low
Exploitation vector: Local
The vulnerability allows a local user to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.
The vulnerability exists due to stack exhaustion within the basic/unit-name.c in systemd. A local user can crash the systemd (PID 1) and cause a kernel panic.
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Vulnerable software versions
systemd: 220 - 249
Fixed software versions
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?