CVE Database


Impact: Important
Public: 2006-12-21


The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The key serial number collision avoidance code in the key_alloc_serial function in Linux kernel 2.6.9 up to 2.6.20 allows local users to cause a denial of service (crash) via vectors that trigger a null dereference, as originally reported as "spinlock CPU recursion."

Find out more about CVE-2007-0006 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (kernel) RHSA-2007:0085 February 27, 2007
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (kernel) RHSA-2007:0099 March 14, 2007

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