The __scm_destroy function in net/core/scm.c in the Linux kernel
126.96.36.199, 2.6.26, and earlier makes indirect recursive calls to itself
through calls to the fput function, which allows local users to cause
a denial of service (panic) via vectors related to sending an
SCM_RIGHTS message through a UNIX domain socket and closing file
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BUGTRAQ:20090101 Linux Kernel 2.6.18/2.6.24/2.6.20/2.6.22/2.6.21 denial of service exploit
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