CVE-2006-1856

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Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2005-09-28
Bugzilla:
1618066: CVE-2006-1856 security flaw

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Certain modifications to the Linux kernel 2.6.16 and earlier do not add the appropriate Linux Security Modules (LSM) file_permission hooks to the (1) readv and (2) writev functions, which might allow attackers to bypass intended access restrictions.

Find out more about CVE-2006-1856 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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