CVE-2006-3741

2006-10-10T04:05:00
ID CVE-2006-3741
Type cve
Reporter cve@mitre.org
Modified 2018-10-30T16:26:00

Description

The perfmonctl system call (sys_perfmonctl) in Linux kernel 2.4.x and 2.6 before 2.6.18, when running on Itanium systems, does not properly track the reference count for file descriptors, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (file descriptor consumption). This vulnerability is addressed in the following product release: Linux, Linux kernel, 2.6.18