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The zlib_inflate function in Linux kernel 2.6.x allows local users to cause a denial of service (crash) via a malformed filesystem that uses zlib compression that triggers memory corruption as demonstrated using cramfs.

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The zlib_inflate function in Linux kernel 2.6.x allows local users to cause a denial of service (crash) via a malformed filesystem that uses zlib compression that triggers memory corruption as demonstrated using cramfs.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • CentOS Linux 3
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
  • Oracle Linux 4
  • CentOS Linux 4
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2006-5823
Product(s):