CVE-ID

CVE-2016-0728

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Description
A use-after-free flaw was found in the way the Linux kernel's key management subsystem handled keyring object reference counting in certain error path of the join_session_keyring() function. A local, unprivileged user could use this flaw to escalate their privileges on the system.
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Assigning CNA
Red Hat, Inc.
Date Record Created
20151216 Disclaimer: The record creation date may reflect when the CVE ID was allocated or reserved, and does not necessarily indicate when this vulnerability was discovered, shared with the affected vendor, publicly disclosed, or updated in CVE.
Phase (Legacy)
Assigned (20151216)
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Comments (Legacy)
Proposed (Legacy)
N/A
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