|Date: (C)2009-08-14 (M)2017-08-18|
|CVSS Score: 7.2||Access Vector: LOCAL|
|Exploitability Subscore: 3.9||Access Complexity: LOW|
|Impact Subscore: 10.0||Authentication: NONE|
| ||Confidentiality: COMPLETE|
| ||Integrity: COMPLETE|
| ||Availability: COMPLETE|
The load_flat_shared_library function in fs/binfmt_flat.c in the flat subsystem in the Linux kernel before 2.6.31-rc6 allows local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact by executing a shared flat binary, which triggers an access of an "uninitialized cred pointer."