Bug 1462165 (CVE-2017-1000379) - CVE-2017-1000379 kernel: Incorrectly mapped contents of PIE executable
Summary: CVE-2017-1000379 kernel: Incorrectly mapped contents of PIE executable
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Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Alias: CVE-2017-1000379
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1462833
Blocks: 1473657
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Reported: 2017-06-16 10:53 UTC by Andrej Nemec
Modified: 2020-12-14 08:53 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2017-10-05 21:32:42 UTC


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Description Andrej Nemec 2017-06-16 10:53:43 UTC
The Linux Kernel running on AMD64 systems will sometimes map the contents of PIE executable, the heap or ld.so to where the stack is mapped allowing attackers to more easily manipulate the stack.

Comment 1 Andrej Nemec 2017-06-16 10:53:54 UTC
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Name: Qualys Inc

Comment 3 Petr Matousek 2017-06-19 16:09:06 UTC
Created kernel tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1462833]

Comment 4 Wade Mealing 2017-08-29 08:17:17 UTC
Statement:

This issue was part of the stack guard fixes that was fixed along side the CVE-2017-1000364 flaw.  This issue has previously affected Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5,6,7 and MRG-2.  This issue is currently fixed in most versions of shipping products.


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