CVE-2006-3741

2006-10-10T00:05:00
ID CVE-2006-3741
Type cve
Reporter NVD
Modified 2018-10-30T12:26:20

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).