Linux Kernel "pipe_fcntl ()" Local Denial of Service Vulnerability

Source: Internet
Author: User

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Affected Systems:
Linux kernel 2.6.35-rc1-2.6.37
Bugtraq id: 45125
CVE (CAN) ID: CVE-2010-4256

Linux Kernel is the Kernel used by open source Linux.

Linux Kernel has a local denial of service vulnerability. A local attacker can exploit this vulnerability to cause a Kernel crash and cause a denial of service to a legitimate user.

<* Source: Linus Torvalds (


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The vendor has released a patch to fix this security problem. Please download it from the vendor's homepage:


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