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Integer overflow in the hrtimer_forward function (hrtimer.c) in Linux kernel 2.6.21-rc4 when running on 64-bit systems allows local users to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via a timer with a large expiry value which causes the timer to always be expired.

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Integer overflow in the hrtimer_forward function (hrtimer.c) in Linux kernel 2.6.21-rc4 when running on 64-bit systems allows local users to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via a timer with a large expiry value which causes the timer to always be expired.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Oracle Linux 5
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  • CentOS Linux 5
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2007-6712
Product(s):