CVE-2006-1856

NameCVE-2006-1856
DescriptionCertain modifications to the Linux kernel 2.6.16 and earlier do not add the appropriate Linux Security Modules (LSM) file_permission hooks to the (1) readv and (2) writev functions, which might allow attackers to bypass intended access restrictions.
SourceCVE (at NVD; LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1184-2
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
fai-kernelssourcesarge1.9.1sarge4highDSA-1184-2
kernel-source-2.6.8sourcesarge2.6.8-16sarge5highDSA-1184-2
linux-2.6source(unstable)2.6.16-12high

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