DescriptionThe scm_send function in the scm layer for Linux kernel 2.4.x up to 2.4.28, and 2.6.x up to 2.6.9, allows local users to cause a denial of service (system hang) via crafted auxiliary messages that are passed to the sendmsg function, which causes a deadlock condition.
Overall state of this security issue: Resolved
This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.
|National Vulnerability Database|
SUSE Security Advisories:
- SUSE-SA:2004:044, published Tuesday, Dec 21st 2004 18:00 MEST
SUSE Timeline for this CVECVE page created: Fri Jun 28 01:02:19 2013
CVE page last modified: Fri Oct 7 12:45:29 2022