DescriptionRace condition in the tty_fasync function in drivers/char/tty_io.c in the Linux kernel before 126.96.36.199 allows local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via unknown vectors, related to the put_tty_queue and __f_setown functions. NOTE: the vulnerability was addressed in a different way in 188.8.131.52.
Overall state of this security issue: Resolved
This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.
|National Vulnerability Database|
Note from the SUSE Security TeamOnly kernels newer than 2.6.17 were affected. SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 SP1 was fixed before shipment (with the 184.108.40.206 kernel), SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 GA, openSUSE 11.1 and 11.2 are affected. Updates will be published for this issue. SUSE Bugzilla entry: 614266 [RESOLVED / FIXED] No SUSE Security Announcements cross referenced.
SUSE Timeline for this CVECVE page created: Tue Jul 9 17:37:44 2013
CVE page last modified: Fri Oct 7 12:45:51 2022