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CVE-2007-5001 - Pestilential Donor

Description

Linux kernel before 2.4.21 allows local users to cause a denial of service (kernel panic) via asynchronous input or output on a FIFO special file.

Reference

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=326251 http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0211.html http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29083 http://lists.vmware.com/pipermail/security-announce/2008/000023.html http://secunia.com/advisories/31246 http://osvdb.org/44987 http://secunia.com/advisories/30110 http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2222/references https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/42273 https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11329