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The chrp_show_cpuinfo function (chrp/setup.c) in Linux kernel 2.4.21 through 2.6.18-53 when running on PowerPC might allow local users to cause a denial of service (crash) via unknown vectors that cause the of_get_property function to fail which triggers a NULL pointer dereference.

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The chrp_show_cpuinfo function (chrp/setup.c) in Linux kernel 2.4.21 through 2.6.18-53 when running on PowerPC might allow local users to cause a denial of service (crash) via unknown vectors that cause the of_get_property function to fail which triggers a NULL pointer dereference.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • CentOS Linux 4
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  • Oracle Linux 5
  • Oracle Linux 4
  • CentOS Linux 5
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2007-6694
Product(s):