CVE-2006-1862

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Impact:
Important
Public Date:
2006-05-18
Bugzilla:
1618069: CVE-2006-1862 security flaw

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The virtual memory implementation in Linux kernel 2.6.x allows local users to cause a denial of service (panic) by running lsof a large number of times in a way that produces a heavy system load.

Find out more about CVE-2006-1862 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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