Vulnerability identifier: #VU64830
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 mishandling of PEBS status in a PEBS record In intel_pmu_drain_pebs_nhm in arch/x86/events/intel/ds.c in the Linux kernel. A local user can trigger resource exhaustion 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?