DoS Vulnerabilities Found in Linux Kernel, Unpatched

    Date24 Nov 2018
    CategoryLatest News
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    Posted ByBrittany Day
    Two denial-of-service (DoS) vulnerabilities found in the Linux Kernel by contributor Wanpeng Li could allow local attackers to exploit null pointer deference bugs to trigger DoS conditions. The first vulnerability, which received the CVE-2018-19406 ID in the Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures database, resides in the kvm_pv_send_ipi function of the Linux kernel, defined in the arch/x86/kvm/lapic.c file.
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