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The ftdi_sio driver (usb/serial/ftdi_sio.c) in Linux kernel 2.6.x up to 2.6.17 and possibly later versions allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) by writing more data to the serial port than the hardware can handle which causes the data to be queued.

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10265

The ftdi_sio driver (usb/serial/ftdi_sio.c) in Linux kernel 2.6.x up to 2.6.17 and possibly later versions allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) by writing more data to the serial port than the hardware can handle which causes the data to be queued.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Oracle Linux 4
  • CentOS Linux 4
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2006-2936
Product(s):