Bug 1618010 (CVE-2006-0557) - CVE-2006-0557 security flaw
Summary: CVE-2006-0557 security flaw
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Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Alias: CVE-2006-0557
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Reported: 2018-08-16 12:06 UTC by Stephen Herr
Modified: 2019-09-29 14:55 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2018-08-16 12:06:42 UTC


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Description Stephen Herr 2018-08-16 12:06:34 UTC
Flaw bug created to hold information about an old flaw we knew something about. For more details see the MITRE CVE description.

Comment 1 Stephen Herr 2018-08-16 16:36:58 UTC
MITRE description:

sys_mbind in mempolicy.c in Linux kernel 2.6.16 and earlier does not sanity check the maxnod variable before making certain computations for the get_nodes function, which has unknown impact and attack vectors.


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