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Home » CVE Vulnerabilities » CVE-2005-2800

CVE-2005-2800 Memory leak in the seq_file implemenetation

  • CVE ID: CVE-2005-2800
  • Vendors:
  • Date: November 30, -0001
  • Severity: Low
  • Impact score: 0.00
  • Exploit score: 0.00

Memory leak in the seq_file implemenetation in the SCSI procfs interface (sg.c) in Linux kernel 2.6.13 and earlier allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via certain repeated reads from the /proc/scsi/sg/devices file, which is not properly handled when the next() iterator returns NULL or an error.

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