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Certain modifications to the Linux kernel 2.6.16 and earlier do not add the appropriate Linux Security Modules (LSM) file_permission hooks to the (1) readv and (2) writev functions which might allow attackers to bypass intended access restrictions.

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9927

Certain modifications to the Linux kernel 2.6.16 and earlier do not add the appropriate Linux Security Modules (LSM) file_permission hooks to the (1) readv and (2) writev functions which might allow attackers to bypass intended access restrictions.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • CentOS Linux 4
  • Oracle Linux 4
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2006-1856
Product(s):