Buffer overflow in sysctl in the Linux Kernel 2.6 before 2.6.15 allows
local users to corrupt user memory and possibly cause a denial of
service via a long string, which causes sysctl to write a zero byte
outside the buffer. NOTE: since the sysctl is called from a userland
program that provides the argument, this might not be a vulnerability,
unless a legitimate user-assisted or setuid scenario can be
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