CVE-2005-2098

Impact:
Important
Public Date:
2005-08-04
Bugzilla:
1617685: CVE-2005-2098 security flaw

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The KEYCTL_JOIN_SESSION_KEYRING operation in the Linux kernel before 2.6.12.5 contains an error path that does not properly release the session management semaphore, which allows local users or remote attackers to cause a denial of service (semaphore hang) via a new session keyring (1) with an empty name string, (2) with a long name string, (3) with the key quota reached, or (4) ENOMEM.

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (kernel) RHSA-2005:514 2005-10-05
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