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SUSE Linux Security Vulnerability: CVE-2005-1768

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
07/11/2005
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/17/2015
Modified
06/21/2018

Description

Race condition in the ia32 compatibility code for the execve system call in Linux kernel 2.4 before 2.4.31 and 2.6 before 2.6.6 allows local users to cause a denial of service (kernel panic) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a concurrent thread that increments a pointer count after the nargs function has counted the pointers, but before the count is copied from user space to kernel space, which leads to a buffer overflow.

Solution(s)

  • suse-upgrade-kernel-64k-pagesize
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-debug
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-default
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-iseries64
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-pmac64
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-pseries64
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-s390
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-s390x
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-smp
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-sn2
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-source
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-syms

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