|Description||The scm_send function in the scm layer for Linux kernel 2.4.x up to 2.4.28, and 2.6.x up to 2.6.9, allows local users to cause a denial of service (system hang) via crafted auxiliary messages that are passed to the sendmsg function, which causes a deadlock condition.|
|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.
- linux-2.6 <not-affected> (Fixed before upload into archive)