Descriptionsys_mbind in mempolicy.c in Linux kernel 2.6.16 and earlier does not sanity check the maxnod variable before making certain computations for the get_nodes function, which has unknown impact and attack vectors.
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