Upstream information

CVE-2006-0456 at MITRE

Description

The strnlen_user function in Linux kernel before 2.6.16 on IBM S/390 can return an incorrect value, which allows local users to cause a denial of service via unknown vectors.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having critical 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 entries: 152440 [CLOSED / FIXED], 154359 [RESOLVED / DUPLICATE]

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