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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 dictionary and NIST NVD.

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (kernel) RHSA-2007:0099 2007-03-14
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (kernel) RHSA-2007:0085 2007-02-27