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libata in the Linux kernel before 2.6.27.9 does not set minimum timeouts for SG_IO requests which allows local users to cause a denial of service (Programmed I/O mode on drives) via multiple simultaneous invocations of an unspecified test program.

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libata in the Linux kernel before 2.6.27.9 does not set minimum timeouts for SG_IO requests which allows local users to cause a denial of service (Programmed I/O mode on drives) via multiple simultaneous invocations of an unspecified test program.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • CentOS Linux 5
  • Oracle Linux 4
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  • CentOS Linux 4
  • Oracle Linux 5
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2008-5700
Product(s):