CVE-2007-6716

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Description
fs/direct-io.c in the dio subsystem in the Linux kernel before 2.6.23 does
not properly zero out the dio struct, which allows local users to cause a
denial of service (OOPS), as demonstrated by a certain fio test.
Ubuntu-Description
It was discovered that the direct-IO subsystem did not correctly
validate certain structures. A local attacker could exploit this to
cause a system crash, leading to a denial of service.
Assigned-to
smb_tp
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Source: linux (LP Ubuntu Debian)
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Updated: 2020-01-29 19:30:10 UTC (commit 768ceb2fdee6790d707d0f681e1b54916744af1e)