The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:
Linux kernel 2.4.x and 2.6.x up to 2.6.16 allows local users to bypass IPC permissions and modify a readonly attachment of shared memory by using mprotect to give write permission to the attachment. NOTE: some original raw sources combined this issue with CVE-2006-1524, but they are different bugs.
Red Hat security errata
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 2.1 (kernel)||RHSA-2006:0579||July 13, 2006|
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 3 (kernel)||RHSA-2006:0710||October 20, 2006|
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (kernel)||RHSA-2006:0689||October 05, 2006|
|Red Hat Linux Advanced Workstation 2.1 (kernel)||RHSA-2006:0580||July 13, 2006|
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