Upstream information

CVE-2006-6535 at MITRE

Description

The dev_queue_xmit function in Linux kernel 2.6 can fail before calling the local_bh_disable function, which could lead to data corruption and "node lockups." NOTE: it is not clear whether this issue is exploitable.

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 9.4
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:C/A:C
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact Complete
Availability Impact Complete
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 228201 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

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