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The Linux 2.2.x kernel does not restrict the number of Unix domain sockets as defined by the wmem_max parameter, 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
   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)
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