Linux Kernel PowerPC 'chrp/setup.c' NULL Pointer Dereference Denial of Serviced Vulnerability

The Linux kernel is prone to a local denial-of-service vulnerability.

Attackers can exploit this issue to crash the affected kernel, denying service to legitimate users.

This issue affects Linux kernel 2.4.21 through 2.6.18-53 running on the PowerPC architecture.


 

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