CVE-1999-1285

1998-12-27T05:00:00
ID CVE-1999-1285
Type cve
Reporter cve@mitre.org
Modified 2017-12-19T02:29:00

Description

Linux 2.1.132 and earlier allows local users to cause a denial of service (resource exhaustion) by reading a large buffer from a random device (e.g. /dev/urandom), which cannot be interrupted until the read has completed.