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-SA:2005:068, published Wed, 14 Dec 2005 16:00:00 +0000
List of released packages
|Product(s)||Fixed package version(s)||References|
|Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86_64|| ||
YOU Patch Nr: 10775
|SUSE LINUX 9.3|| ||Builds|
|Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86|| ||
YOU Patch Nr: 10776