Vulnerability identifier: #VU63860
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 a reachable assertion error in the Linux kernel’s kernel_read_file_from_fd in the filesystem. A local user can attempt to read a file without read access/permission to 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?