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CVE-2007-3104

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The sysfs_readdir function in the Linux kernel 2.6, as used in Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 4.5 and other distributions, allows users to cause a denial of service (kernel OOPS) by dereferencing a null pointer to an inode in a dentry.

Details Source

Mitre

Statement

This issue did not affect the versions of the Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 or 3.

Public Date

2007-06-22 00:00:00

Impact

Moderate

Bugzilla

CVE-2007-3104 Null pointer to an inode in a dentry can cause an oops in sysfs_readdir

Bugzilla ID

427 994

CVSS Status

draft

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (kernel) RHSA-2008:0089 2008-01-23
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (kernel) RHSA-2007:0488 2007-06-25