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Secunia Security Advisory 23529

Secunia Security Advisory 23529
Posted Dec 30, 2006
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - A security issue with an unknown impact has been reported in Linux Kernel.

tags | advisory, kernel
systems | linux
SHA-256 | f327c7d055667cee88243d3a91e31c1629f81e263209f6d3e12c25be1692429e

Secunia Security Advisory 23529

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TITLE:
Linux Kernel Unspecified "init_timer()" Security Issue

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA23529

VERIFY ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/23529/

CRITICAL:
Moderately critical

IMPACT:
Unknown

WHERE:
>From remote

OPERATING SYSTEM:
Linux Kernel 2.4.x
http://secunia.com/product/763/

DESCRIPTION:
A security issue with an unknown impact has been reported in Linux
Kernel.

The vulnerability is caused due to an error in
drivers/isdn/i4l/isdn_ppp.c as the "isdn_ppp_ccp_reset_alloc_state()"
function never initialises an event timer before scheduling it with
the "add_timer()" function.

SOLUTION:
Update to version 2.4.34.
http://kernel.org/

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY:
Reported by the vendor.

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
http://kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.4/ChangeLog-2.4.34

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About:
This Advisory was delivered by Secunia as a free service to help
everybody keeping their systems up to date against the latest
vulnerabilities.

Subscribe:
http://secunia.com/secunia_security_advisories/

Definitions: (Criticality, Where etc.)
http://secunia.com/about_secunia_advisories/


Please Note:
Secunia recommends that you verify all advisories you receive by
clicking the link.
Secunia NEVER sends attached files with advisories.
Secunia does not advise people to install third party patches, only
use those supplied by the vendor.

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