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The dev_queue_xmit function in Linux kernel 2.6 can fail before calling the local_bh_disable function which could lead to data corruption and "node lockups." NOTE: it is not clear whether this issue is exploitable.

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11679

The dev_queue_xmit function in Linux kernel 2.6 can fail before calling the local_bh_disable function which could lead to data corruption and "node lockups." NOTE: it is not clear whether this issue is exploitable.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • CentOS Linux 4
  • Oracle Linux 4
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2006-6535
Product(s):