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439754: CVE-2008-1375 kernel: race condition in dnotify (local DoS, local roothole possible)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Race condition in the directory notification subsystem (dnotify) in Linux kernel 2.6.x before, and 2.6.25 before, allows local users to cause a denial of service (OOPS) and possibly gain privileges via unspecified vectors.

Find out more about CVE-2008-1375 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (kernel) RHSA-2008:0237 2008-05-07
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (kernel) RHSA-2008:0233 2008-05-07
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 (kernel) RHSA-2008:0211 2008-05-07
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