A flaw was found in the way the Linux kernel performed forking inside of a transaction. A local, unprivileged user on a PowerPC system that supports transactional memory could use this flaw to crash the system.
NOTE: The following CVSS v2.0 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.
|Base Score:||4.9||Base Metrics:||AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C|
|Access Vector:||Local network||Attack Complexity:||Low|
|Authentication:||None required||Confidentiality Impact:||None|
|Integrity Impact:||None||Availability Impact:||Complete|
|Oracle Linux version 7 (kernel)||ELSA-2014-1023||2014-08-06|
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