Upstream information

CVE-2006-1855 at MITRE

Description

choose_new_parent in Linux kernel before 2.6.11.12 includes certain debugging code, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (panic) by causing certain circumstances involving termination of a parent process.

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 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 entry: 177086 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

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