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Vulnerability Score 2.1 2.1
CVE Id CVE-1999-1441
Last Modified 05 Sep 2008 04:19:31
Published 30 Jun 1998 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact NONE NONE
Integrity Impact NONE NONE
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE



Linux 2.0.34 does not properly prevent users from sending SIGIO signals to arbitrary processes, which allows local users to cause a denial of service by sending SIGIO to processes that do not catch it.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Linux Kernel 2.0.34


BUGTRAQ - 19980630 Serious Linux 2.0.34 security problem

BID - 111

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:35:26