Linux kernel Flaw Allowing DDoS Cyber Attack Found

Debian security advisory published a new update for computers running the Linux operating system,Several vulnerability has been found in Linux kernel ,Futex subsystem, may lead to a DDoS or privilege escalation.

Debian security advisory recomend upgrade your linux packages( version 3.2.57-3+deb7u2) and said problems in Futex subsystem have been fixed.

Linux kernel flaw

CVE-2014-3144 CVE-2014-3145 CVE-2014-3153

Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in the Linux kernel that
may lead to a denial of service or privilege escalation:

CVE-2014-3144 / CVE-2014-3145

A local user can cause a denial of service (system crash) via
crafted BPF instructions.


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