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CVE-2006-2448

Impact: Important
Public: 2006-06-09

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Linux kernel before 2.6.16.21 and 2.6.17, when running on PowerPC, does not perform certain required access_ok checks, which allows local users to read arbitrary kernel memory on 64-bit systems (signal_64.c) and cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly read kernel memory on 32-bit systems (signal_32.c).

Find out more about CVE-2006-2448 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

Red Hat security errata

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

External References

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