A vulnerability has been reported in the Linux Kernel, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to cause a DoS (Denial of Service) and potentially gain escalated privileges.
The vulnerability is caused due to an integer overflow error within the "drm_mode_dirtyfb_ioctl()" function (drivers/gpu/drm/crm_crtc.c) and can be exploited to cause a memory corruption by sending specially crafted IOCTLs.
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Subject: Linux Kernel DRM "drm_mode_dirtyfb_ioctl()" Integer Overflow Vulnerability
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