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306971: CVE-2006-4814 kernel Race condition in mincore can cause "ps -ef" to hang

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The mincore function in the Linux kernel before does not properly lock access to user space, which has unspecified impact and attack vectors, possibly related to a deadlock.

Find out more about CVE-2006-4814 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.


Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is not vulnerable to this issue as it contains a backported patch.

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 (kernel) RHSA-2008:0211 2008-05-07
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (kernel) RHSA-2007:0014 2007-01-30
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 (kernel) RHSA-2009:0001 2009-01-08
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 (kernel) RHSA-2008:0787 2009-01-05
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