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The die_if_kernel function in arch/ia64/kernel/unaligned.c in Linux kernel 2.6.x before 2.6.15.6 possibly when compiled with certain versions of gcc has the "noreturn" attribute set which allows local users to cause a denial of service by causing user faults on Itanium systems.

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10742

The die_if_kernel function in arch/ia64/kernel/unaligned.c in Linux kernel 2.6.x before 2.6.15.6 possibly when compiled with certain versions of gcc has the "noreturn" attribute set which allows local users to cause a denial of service by causing user faults on Itanium systems.

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-2006-0742
Product(s):