CVE-2006-5755

Priority
Untriaged
Description
Linux kernel before 2.6.18, when running on x86_64 systems, does not
properly save or restore EFLAGS during a context switch, which allows local
users to cause a denial of service (crash) by causing SYSENTER to set an NT
flag, which can trigger a crash on the IRET of the next task.
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Updated: 2012-06-01 15:17:28 UTC (commit 5347)