Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 177499
CVE-2006-0035 netlink DoS
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:06:55 EST
NOTE: We have not verified if this issue affects RHEL2.1, see private reproducer
+++ 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:
This patch above does not appear to apply to any redhat trees.
I was unable to reproduce the report on pensacola.