A vulnerability has been reported in Linux Kernel, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to cause a DoS (Denial of Service).
The vulnerability is caused due to an out-of-bounds memory error in the "fill_write_buffer()" function in sysfs/file.c when writing exactly PAGE_SIZE amount of data with no zeroes in it to a sysfs file.
Solution: Update to version 126.96.36.199.
Provided and/or discovered by: Al Viro
Original Advisory: http://kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-188.8.131.52
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Subject: Linux Kernel SYSFS Local Denial of Service Vulnerability
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