OpenBSD VFS Pipe Thread DoS

2001-06-02T00:00:00
ID OSVDB:7552
Type osvdb
Reporter Alexander Viro(viro@math.psu.edu)
Modified 2001-06-02T00:00:00

Description

Vulnerability Description

OpenBSD contains a flaw that may allow a local denial of service. The issue is triggered when a pipe in one thread is created and one of the file descriptors in another thread is set to NULL via a close, which will cause a kernel panic and will result in loss of availability for the platform.

Solution Description

Currently, there are no known upgrades, patches, or workarounds available to correct this issue.

Short Description

OpenBSD contains a flaw that may allow a local denial of service. The issue is triggered when a pipe in one thread is created and one of the file descriptors in another thread is set to NULL via a close, which will cause a kernel panic and will result in loss of availability for the platform.

References:

Related OSVDB ID: 7551 Mail List Post: http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2001-05/0328.html ISS X-Force ID: 6660 CVE-2001-1047 Bugtraq ID: 2817