DescriptionThe die_if_kernel function in arch/ia64/kernel/unaligned.c in Linux kernel 2.6.x before 22.214.171.124, possibly when compiled with certain versions of gcc, has the "noreturn" attribute set, which allows local users to cause a denial of service by causing user faults on Itanium systems.
Overall state of this security issue: Resolved
This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.
|National Vulnerability Database|
- SUSE-SA:2006:028, published Wed, 31 May 2006 18:00:00 +0000