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Overview

Vulnerability Score 4.9 4.9
CVE Id CVE-2006-1862
Last Modified 21 Aug 2010 12:45:27
Published 24 May 2006 01:06:00
Confidentiality Impact NONE NONE
Integrity Impact NONE NONE
Availability Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE

CVE-2006-1862

Summary

The virtual memory implementation in Linux kernel 2.6.x allows local users to cause a denial of service (panic) by running lsof a large number of times in a way that produces a heavy system load.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.9


References

REDHAT - RHSA-2006:0493

CONFIRM - https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=189260

CONFIRM - https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=189031

OSVDB - 31663

CONFIRM - http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-161.htm

SECUNIA - 21745

SECUNIA - 20237


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:42:14