11 May 2012
DoS (Denial of Service)
This includes vulnerabilities ranging from excessive resource consumption (e.g. causing a system to use a lot of memory) to crashing an application or an entire system.
Debian has issued an update for linux-2.6. This fixes a vulnerability, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to cause a DoS (Denial of Service).
For more information see vulnerability #3 in:
Apply updated packages via the apt-get package manager.