CVE-2001-0907 Detail

Current Description

Linux kernel 2.2.1 through 2.2.19, and 2.4.1 through 2.4.10, allows local users to cause a denial of service via a series of deeply nested symlinks, which causes the kernel to spend extra time when trying to access the link.


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Hyperlink Resource
ftp://ftp.caldera.com/pub/security/OpenLinux/CSSA-2001-036.0.txt Broken Link 
http://download.immunix.org/ImmunixOS/7.0/updates/IMNX-2001-70-035-01 Broken Link 
http://frontal2.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2001:079 Third Party Advisory 
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=100343090106914&w=2 Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=100350685431610&w=2 Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://www.iss.net/security_center/static/7312.php Broken Link 
http://www.linux-mandrake.com/en/security/2001/MDKSA-2001-082.php3 Broken Link 
http://www.linuxsecurity.com/advisories/other_advisory-1650.html Third Party Advisory 
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2001_036_kernel_txt.html Broken Link 
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/3444 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2001-0907
NVD Published Date:
10/18/2001
NVD Last Modified:
09/20/2018
Source:
MITRE