Vulnerability identifier: #VU63158
Vulnerability risk: Low
Exploitation vector: Local
Exploit availability: No
Vendor: Linux Foundation
The vulnerability allows a local user to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.
The vulnerability exists due to NULL pointer dereference error in the Linux kernel’s X.25 set of standardized network protocols functionality. A local user can terminate session using a simulated Ethernet card and perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.
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Vulnerable software versions
Linux kernel: All versions
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?