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choose_new_parent in Linux kernel before 2.6.11.12 includes certain debugging code which allows local users to cause a denial of service (panic) by causing certain circumstances involving termination of a parent process.

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11235

choose_new_parent in Linux kernel before 2.6.11.12 includes certain debugging code which allows local users to cause a denial of service (panic) by causing certain circumstances involving termination of a parent process.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
  • Oracle Linux 4
  • CentOS Linux 4
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2006-1855
Product(s):