Linux Kernel Regsets CVE-2012-1097 NULL Pointer Dereference Local Denial of Service Vulnerability

The Linux kernel is prone to a local denial-of-service vulnerability due to a NULL-pointer dereference condition.

A local attacker can exploit this issue to crash the affected computer, denying service to legitimate users. Due to the nature of this issue, arbitrary code execution may be possible; however, this has not been confirmed.


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