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Multiple Linux kernel vulnerabilities
Published:02.02.2007
Source:
SecurityVulns ID:7152
Type:local
Threat Level:
5/10
Description:Multiple DoS conditions in syscalls processing.
Affected:LINUX : kernel 2.6
CVE:CVE-2006-6535 (The dev_queue_xmit function in Linux kernel 2.6 can fail before calling the local_bh_disable function, which could lead to data corruption and "node lockups." NOTE: it is not clear whether this issue is exploitable.)
 CVE-2006-5754 (The aio_setup_ring function in Linux kernel does not properly initialize a variable, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (crash) via an unspecified error path that causes an incorrect free operation.)
 CVE-2006-5753 (Unspecified vulnerability in the listxattr system call in Linux kernel, when a "bad inode" is present, allows local users to cause a denial of service (data corruption) and possibly gain privileges via unknown vectors.)

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