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Bug 156680 - CAN-2005-1368 key lookup race DoS
Summary: CAN-2005-1368 key lookup race DoS
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel
Version: 3
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Dave Jones
QA Contact: Brian Brock
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2005-05-03 11:32 UTC by Mark J. Cox
Modified: 2015-01-04 22:19 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2005-09-28 08:08:09 UTC

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Description Mark J. Cox 2005-05-03 11:32:50 UTC
The key_user_lookup function in security/keys/key.c in Linux kernel
        2.6 before may allow attackers to cause a denial of service
        (oops) via SMP

        fixed=2.6 (20050503 cset@423078fafVa6mAyny23YZ87hDipmTw)
        (this was new in 2.6.10)

Comment 1 Dave Jones 2005-07-15 18:35:57 UTC
An update has been released for Fedora Core 3 (kernel-2.6.12-1.1372_FC3) which
may contain a fix for your problem.   Please update to this new kernel, and
report whether or not it fixes your problem.

If you have updated to Fedora Core 4 since this bug was opened, and the problem
still occurs with the latest updates for that release, please change the version
field of this bug to 'fc4'.

Thank you.

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