DescriptionMemory leak in the seq_file implementation in the SCSI procfs interface (sg.c) in Linux kernel 2.6.13 and earlier allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via certain repeated reads from the /proc/scsi/sg/devices file, which is not properly handled when the next() iterator returns NULL or an error.
Overall state of this security issue: Resolved
This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.
|National Vulnerability Database|
SUSE Security Advisories:
- SUSE-SA:2005:068, published Wed, 14 Dec 2005 16:00:00 +0000
SUSE Timeline for this CVECVE page created: Fri Jun 28 01:52:27 2013
CVE page last modified: Fri Oct 7 12:45:31 2022