The pci_register_iommu_region function in arch/sparc/kernel/pci_common.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.29 on the sparc64 platform allows local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) by reading the /proc/iomem file, related to uninitialized pointers and the request_resource function.
Publish Date : 2009-06-04 Last Update Date : 2017-08-16
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