|Description||Linux kernel 2.4.x and 2.6.x for x86 allows local users to cause a denial of service (system crash), possibly via an infinite loop that triggers a signal handler with a certain sequence of fsave and frstor instructions, as originally demonstrated using a "crash.c" program.|
|Source||CVE (at NVD; LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)|
|References||DSA-1067-1, DSA-1069-1, DSA-1070-1, DSA-1082-1|
|NVD severity||low (attack range: local)|
The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.