CVE-ID

CVE-2000-0227

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Description
The Linux 2.2.x kernel does not restrict the number of Unix domain sockets as defined by the wmem_max paremeter, which allows local users to cause a denial of service by requesting a large number of sockets.
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Date Entry Created
20000412 Disclaimer: The entry creation date may reflect when the CVE-ID was allocated or reserved, and does not necessarily indicate when this vulnerability was discovered, shared with the affected vendor, publicly disclosed, or updated in CVE.
Phase (Legacy)
Modified (20010910-01)
Votes (Legacy)
ACCEPT(8) Armstrong, Baker, Blake, Cole, Collins, Frech, Levy, Ozancin
NOOP(3) Christey, Magdych, Wall
Comments (Legacy)
 Christey> Fix typo: 'paremeter'
 Magdych> I remember when this came up...  seems like there were some wildly
   mixed results for the exploit.
 Christey> See http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=bugtraq&m=95421263519558&w=2
   for Elias' summary of the mixed results.  It looks like
   enough people were able to replicate it that we should
   include it.
 Christey> Fix typo: "paremeter"
 CHANGE> [Magdych changed vote from REVIEWING to NOOP]

Proposed (Legacy)
20000412
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