CVE-2006-2936

NameCVE-2006-2936
DescriptionThe ftdi_sio driver (usb/serial/ftdi_sio.c) in Linux kernel 2.6.x up to 2.6.17, and possibly later versions, allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) by writing more data to the serial port than the hardware can handle, which causes the data to be queued.
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)2.6.17-5low

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