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LIN6-5026 : Security Advisory - acpid - CVE-2011-1159

Created: Oct 12, 2011    Updated: Dec 3, 2018
Resolved Date: Dec 9, 2013
Previous ID: LIN3-12040
Found In Version: 6.0
Fix Version:
Severity: Severe
Applicable for: Wind River Linux 6


acpid.c in acpid before 2.0.9 does not properly handle a situation in which a process has connected to acpid.socket but is not reading any data, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (daemon hang) via a crafted application that performs a connect system call but no read system calls.

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