Bug 151902 - CAN-2005-0767 drm race in radeon
CAN-2005-0767 drm race in radeon
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Dave Jones
Brian Brock
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Blocks: 147461
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Reported: 2005-03-23 07:56 EST by Mark J. Cox (Product Security)
Modified: 2015-01-04 17:17 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-04-19 14:52:26 EDT
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Description Mark J. Cox (Product Security) 2005-03-23 07:56:32 EST
Split from bug #149693

7. drm: fix race condition in radeon driver

A race condition was discovered affecting the Radeon DRI driver in the Linux 2.6
kernel.  A local user who has DRI privileges on a Radeon graphics card may be
able to use this flaw to gain root privileges.

Fixed in 2.6.11 upstream
Fixed for 2.6.9-6.28 RHEL4
Comment 1 Jay Turner 2005-04-16 07:00:47 EDT
Fix included in RHSA-2005:366.
Comment 2 Josh Bressers 2005-04-19 14:52:26 EDT
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files,
please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report
if the solution does not work for you.


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