|Description||Memory leak in direct-io.c in Linux kernel 2.6.x before 2.6.10 allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via certain O_DIRECT (direct IO) write requests.|
|Source||CVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)|
|NVD severity||medium (attack range: local)|
The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.
- linux-2.6 <not-affected> (fixed before the first upload)