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SUSE Linux Security Vulnerability: CVE-2006-2451

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
07/07/2006
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/17/2015
Modified
06/21/2018

Description

The suid_dumpable support in Linux kernel 2.6.13 up to versions before 2.6.17.4, and 2.6.16 before 2.6.16.24, allows a local user to cause a denial of service (disk consumption) and possibly gain privileges via the PR_SET_DUMPABLE argument of the prctl function and a program that causes a core dump file to be created in a directory for which the user does not have permissions.

Solution(s)

  • suse-upgrade-kernel-64k-pagesize
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-bigsmp
  • 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
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-um
  • suse-upgrade-um-host-install-initrd
  • suse-upgrade-um-host-kernel

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