CVE-2005-3181

Priority
Untriaged
Description
The audit system in Linux kernel 2.6.6, and other versions before 2.6.13.4,
when CONFIG_AUDITSYSCALL is enabled, uses an incorrect function to free
names_cache memory, which prevents the memory from being tracked by
AUDITSYSCALL code and leads to a memory leak that allows attackers to cause
a denial of service (memory consumption).
References
Package
Upstream:needs-triage
Ubuntu 12.10 (Quantal Quetzal):DNE
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Updated: 2012-06-01 15:16:37 UTC (commit 5347)