Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 177496
CVE-2006-0035 netlink DoS
Last modified: 2014-06-18 04:28:43 EDT
A netlink message with nlmsg_len set to 0 can cause an infinite loop holding the
netlink semaphore therefore allowing a local unprivileged DoS.
Here is the upstream fix for this issue:
We have not verified if this issue affects RHEL4.
Not relevant to any of our products, as the cleanup that introduced this
bug is not in any of our trees.
Confirmed, commit of vulnerable code 20051110 therefore only affected 2.6.14+;
submitted clarfication to CVE project.