Linux Kernel 2.6.x (Sparc64) - '/proc/iomem' Local Denial of Service

EDB-ID:

33043


Platform:

Linux

Published:

2009-05-03

source: http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/35415/info

The Linux kernel is prone to a local denial-of-service vulnerability that attackers can exploit to cause an affected computer to crash.

This issue affects the Linux kernel 2.6.22-rc1 through 2.6.29 on the sparc64 architecture.

The following example command is available:

cat /proc/iomem