A vulnerability has been reported in the Linux Kernel, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to cause a DoS (Denial of Service).
The vulnerability is caused due to an error in "fault.c" and can cause the kernel to crash when handling specially crafted "syscall()" arguments on the AMD64 platform when running in 32-bit compatibility mode.
Solution: Secunia is currently not aware of an official patch or updated version fixing this vulnerability.
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Subject: Linux Kernel "syscall()" Argument Handling Denial of Service
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