CVE Database


Impact: Important
Public: 2004-12-08


The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The scm_send function in the scm layer for Linux kernel 2.4.x up to 2.4.28, and 2.6.x up to 2.6.9, allows local users to cause a denial of service (system hang) via crafted auxiliary messages that are passed to the sendmsg function, which causes a deadlock condition.

Find out more about CVE-2004-1016 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 2.1 (kernel) RHSA-2005:016 January 21, 2005
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 3 (kernel) RHSA-2004:689 December 23, 2004
Red Hat Linux Advanced Workstation 2.1 (kernel) RHSA-2005:017 January 21, 2005

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