CVE-2006-0558

NameCVE-2006-0558
Descriptionperfmon (perfmon.c) in Linux kernel on IA64 architectures allows local users to cause a denial of service (crash) by interrupting a task while another process is accessing the mm_struct, which triggers a BUG_ON action in the put_page_testzero function.
SourceCVE (at NVD; oss-sec, fulldisc, OSVDB, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, more)
ReferencesDSA-1103
NVD severitymedium (attack range: local)
Debian Bugs365375
Debian/oldoldstablenot vulnerable.
Debian/oldstablenot known to be vulnerable.
Debian/stablenot known to be vulnerable.
Debian/testingnot known to be vulnerable.
Debian/unstablenot known to be vulnerable.

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
linux-2.6 (PTS)squeeze, squeeze (security)2.6.32-48squeeze6fixed
squeeze (lts)2.6.32-48squeeze13fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
kernel-source-2.6.8sourcesarge2.6.8-16sarge3mediumDSA-1103
linux-2.6source(unstable)2.6.16-1low365375

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