Descriptionsecurity/keys/big_key.c in the Linux kernel before 4.8.7 mishandles unsuccessful crypto registration in conjunction with successful key-type registration, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and panic) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted application that uses the big_key data type.
Overall state of this security issue: Pending
This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.
|National Vulnerability Database||SUSE|
|National Vulnerability Database|
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|SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP1||kernel-source||Analysis|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2||kernel-source||Analysis|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4||kernel-source||Analysis|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1||kernel-source||Analysis|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2||kernel-source||Analysis|