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Bug 152410 - CAN-2005-0749 load_elf_library possible DoS
CAN-2005-0749 load_elf_library possible DoS
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Dave Jones
Brian Brock
: Security
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Reported: 2005-03-29 05:55 EST by Mark J. Cox
Modified: 2015-01-04 17:18 EST (History)
3 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2005-04-19 14:52:28 EDT
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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 00:00:00 EDT

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Description Mark J. Cox 2005-03-29 05:55:22 EST
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 18:19:41 EST
Oops, I reassigned the wrong bug.  Attempting to revert
(but state is now ASSIGNED).
Comment 2 Josh Bressers 2005-04-19 14:52:28 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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