DescriptionThe mq_open system call in Linux kernel 2.6.9, in certain situations, can decrement a counter twice ("double decrement") as a result of multiple calls to the mntput function when the dentry_open function call fails, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (panic) via unspecified attack vectors.
Overall state of this security issue: Resolved
This issue is currently not rated by SUSE as it is not affecting the SUSE Enterprise products.
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SUSE Security Advisories:
- SUSE-SA:2006:006, published Thu, 09 Feb 2006 16:00:00 +0000
- SUSE-SA:2006:012, published Mon, 27 Feb 2006 16:00:00 +0000
SUSE Timeline for this CVECVE page created: Fri Jun 28 02:09:55 2013
CVE page last modified: Mon Feb 13 11:21:15 2023