CVE-2006-0482

NameCVE-2006-0482
DescriptionLinux kernel 2.6.15.1 and earlier, when running on SPARC architectures, allows local users to cause a denial of service (hang) via a "date -s" command, which causes invalid sign extended arguments to be provided to the get_compat_timespec function call.
SourceCVE (at NVD; LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1017-1
NVD severitylow (attack range: local)

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
kernel-source-2.6.8sourcesarge2.6.8-16sarge2lowDSA-1017-1
linux-2.6source(unstable)2.6.15-4low

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