The validate_event function in arch/arm/kernel/perf_event.c in the
Linux kernel before 3.10.8 on the ARM platform allows local users to
gain privileges or cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference
and system crash) by adding a hardware event to an event group led by
a software event.
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MLIST:[oss-security] 20130816 Re: CVE Request: linux-kernel priviledge escalation on ARM/perf
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