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CVE-2006-1055

Published: 05 April 2006

The fill_write_buffer function in sysfs/file.c in Linux kernel 2.6.12 up to versions before 2.6.17-rc1 does not zero terminate a buffer when a length of PAGE_SIZE or more is requested, which might allow local users to cause a denial of service (crash) by causing an out-of-bounds read.

Priority

Unknown

Status

Package Release Status
linux-source-2.6.15
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage

linux-source-2.6.17
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage