CVE-2006-1522

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Impact:
Important
Public Date:
2006-04-10
Bugzilla:
1618040: CVE-2006-1522 security flaw

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The sys_add_key function in the keyring code in Linux kernel 2.6.16.1 and 2.6.17-rc1, and possibly earlier versions, allows local users to cause a denial of service (OOPS) via keyctl requests that add a key to a user key instead of a keyring key, which causes an invalid dereference in the __keyring_search_one function.

Find out more about CVE-2006-1522 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (kernel) RHSA-2006:0493 2006-05-24
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