Race condition in the key_gc_unused_keys function in
security/keys/gc.c in the Linux kernel through 3.18.2 allows local
users to cause a denial of service (memory corruption or panic) or
possibly have unspecified other impact via keyctl commands that
trigger access to a key structure member during garbage collection of
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MLIST:[oss-security] 20150106 CVE-2014-9529 - Linux kernel security/keys/gc.c race condition
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