CVE-2017-2636 Linux kernel flaw was spotted after seven years and quickly fixed
March 16, 2017 By Pierluigi Paganini
A flaw recently fixed in the Linux kernel tracked as CVE-2017-2636 might have been exploited to gain privilege escalation or cause a DoS condition.
The security expert Alexander Popov from Positive Technologies has discovered a race condition in the n_hdlc driver that might be exploited by attackers for privilege escalation in the operating system.
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