Bug 152410 - CAN-2005-0749 load_elf_library possible DoS
Summary: CAN-2005-0749 load_elf_library possible DoS
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kernel
Version: 4.0
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
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Assignee: Dave Jones
QA Contact: Brian Brock
Whiteboard: impact=important,public=20050318,sour...
Keywords: Security
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2005-03-29 10:55 UTC by Mark J. Cox
Modified: 2015-01-04 22:18 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2005-04-19 18:52:28 UTC

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Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2005:366 high SHIPPED_LIVE Important: kernel security update 2005-04-19 04:00:00 UTC

Description Mark J. Cox 2005-03-29 10:55:22 UTC
A flaw when freeing a pointer in load_elf_library was discovered.  A local user
could potentially use this flaw to cause a denial of service (crash).  See
discussion at:

Fixed upstream (note important 2nd fix for 2.4)

fixed=2.6 (20050325
fixed=2.4 (20050325
fixed=2.4 (20050326

Comment 1 Ernie Petrides 2005-03-30 23:19:41 UTC
Oops, I reassigned the wrong bug.  Attempting to revert
(but state is now ASSIGNED).

Comment 2 Josh Bressers 2005-04-19 18:52:28 UTC
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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