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CVE-2006-0742

Impact: Important
Public: 2006-02-28

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The die_if_kernel function in arch/ia64/kernel/unaligned.c in Linux kernel 2.6.x before 2.6.15.6, possibly when compiled with certain versions of gcc, has the "noreturn" attribute set, which allows local users to cause a denial of service by causing user faults on Itanium systems.

Find out more about CVE-2006-0742 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 3 (kernel) RHSA-2006:0437 July 20, 2006
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (kernel) RHSA-2006:0575 August 10, 2006

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