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Privilege escalation vulnerability found in Linux kernel

2014/12/19

Securityweek - (International) A researcher at AMA Capital Management identified a vulnerability in the Linux kernel that could be used to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack. The vulnerability is related to another recent Linux vulnerability (CVE-2014-9090) and is closed by the patch for the previous vulnerability.

Source: http://www.securityweek.com/privilege-escalation-vulnerability-found-linux-kernel

Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at: http://www.dhs.gov/dhs-daily-open-source-infrastructure-report.


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