Upstream information

CVE-2006-0558 at MITRE

Description

perfmon (perfmon.c) in Linux kernel on IA64 architectures allows local users to cause a denial of service (crash) by interrupting a task while another process is accessing the mm_struct, which triggers a BUG_ON action in the put_page_testzero function.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 4.9
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Complete
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 157032 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

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