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Memory leak in the PPP over Ethernet (PPPoE) socket implementation in the Linux kernel before 2.6.21-git8 allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) by creating a socket using connect and releasing it before the PPPIOCGCHAN ioctl is initialized.

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10594

Memory leak in the PPP over Ethernet (PPPoE) socket implementation in the Linux kernel before 2.6.21-git8 allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) by creating a socket using connect and releasing it before the PPPIOCGCHAN ioctl is initialized.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Oracle Linux 5
  • Oracle Linux 4
  • CentOS Linux 4
  • CentOS Linux 5
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2007-2525
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