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1617758: CVE-2005-2800 security flaw

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Memory leak in the seq_file implementation in the SCSI procfs interface (sg.c) in Linux kernel 2.6.13 and earlier allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via certain repeated reads from the /proc/scsi/sg/devices file, which is not properly handled when the next() iterator returns NULL or an error.

Find out more about CVE-2005-2800 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Red Hat Security Errata

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Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (kernel) RHSA-2006:0101 2006-01-17
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