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kernel: denial of service

Package(s):kernel CVE #(s):CVE-2012-6647
Created:June 18, 2014 Updated:June 18, 2014
Description: From the CVE entry:

The futex_wait_requeue_pi function in kernel/futex.c in the Linux kernel before 3.5.1 does not ensure that calls have two different futex addresses, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted FUTEX_WAIT_REQUEUE_PI command.

Alerts:
Oracle ELSA-2014-1392 kernel 2014-10-21
CentOS CESA-2014:0981 kernel 2014-07-31
Scientific Linux SLSA-2014:0981-1 kernel 2014-07-29
Oracle ELSA-2014-0981 kernel 2014-07-29
Red Hat RHSA-2014:0981-01 kernel 2014-07-29
SUSE SUSE-SU-2014:0807-1 Linux Kernel 2014-06-18

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