Upstream information

CVE-2006-1859 at MITRE

Description

Memory leak in __setlease in fs/locks.c in Linux kernel before 2.6.16.16 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via unspecified actions related to an "uninitialised return value," aka "slab leak."

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 2.1
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 174256 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

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