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CVE-2005-3053

CVE-2005-3053

Severity Score

2.1

Access Vector

LOCAL

Complexity

LOW

Authentication

NONE

Confidentiality Impact

NONE

Integrity Impact

NONE

Availability Impact

PARTIAL

Summary

The sys_set_mempolicy function in mempolicy.c in Linux kernel 2.6.x allows local users to cause a denial of service (kernel BUG()) via a negative first argument.

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