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The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Linux kernel before does not properly handle uncanonical return addresses on Intel EM64T CPUs, which reports an exception in the SYSRET instead of the next instruction, which causes the kernel exception handler to run on the user stack with the wrong GS.

Find out more about CVE-2006-0744 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 3 (kernel) RHSA-2006:0437 2006-07-20
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (kernel) RHSA-2006:0493 2006-05-24