Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 177498
CVE-2006-0035 netlink DoS
Last modified: 2014-06-18 04:28:43 EDT
NOTE: We have not verified if this issue affects RHEL3.
+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #177496 +++
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:
RHEL3 is not affected, the bug was introduced in a cleanup that never made it