Bug 144135 - CAN-2004-1235 isec.pl do_brk() privilege escalation
Summary: CAN-2004-1235 isec.pl do_brk() privilege escalation
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Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
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Version: 3
Hardware: All Linux
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Assignee: Dave Jones
QA Contact: Brian Brock
Whiteboard: reported=20041222,public=20050106,imp...
Keywords: Security
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Reported: 2005-01-04 19:37 UTC by Josh Bressers
Modified: 2015-01-04 22:14 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-01-11 03:00:56 UTC
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Description Josh Bressers 2005-01-04 19:37:09 UTC
isec.pl reported a missing down() on mmap_sem semaphore whilst calling do_brk;
so if do_brk() sleeps on a kmalloc it may get into a VMA list race - leading to
results similar to the do_brk exploit.

Comment 2 Josh Bressers 2005-01-04 19:52:10 UTC
Attachment 109344 [details]
is the proposed patch for this issue.

Comment 3 Josh Bressers 2005-01-04 19:54:41 UTC
This issue should also affect FC2.

Comment 4 Dave Jones 2005-01-11 03:00:56 UTC
fixed in todays updates.

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