CVE-2005-0916 Detail

Current Description

AIO in the Linux kernel 2.6.11 on the PPC64 or IA64 architectures with CONFIG_HUGETLB_PAGE enabled allows local users to cause a denial of service (system panic) via a process that executes the io_queue_init function but exits without running io_queue_release, which causes exit_aio and is_hugepage_only_range to fail.


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Hyperlink Resource
http://groups-beta.google.com/group/linux.kernel/browse_thread/thread/13b43bd5783842f6/7ce3c5a514a497ab?q=io_queue_init&rnum=3#7ce3c5a514a497ab
http://linux.bkbits.net:8080/linux-2.6/cset%404248c8c0es30_4YVdwa6vteKi7h_nw
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2005_50_kernel.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/12987

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2005-0916
NVD Published Date:
05/02/2005
NVD Last Modified:
09/05/2008
Source:
MITRE