CVE-2007-6716 (debian_linux, linux_desktop, linux_kernel, opensuse, suse_linux_enterprise_desktop, suse_linux_enterprise_server, ubuntu_linux)

fs/direct-io.c in the dio subsystem in the Linux kernel before 2.6.23 does not properly zero out the dio struct, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (OOPS), as demonstrated by a certain fio test.

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