Bug 152413 - CAN-2005-0749 load_elf_library possible DoS (ipf)
Summary: CAN-2005-0749 load_elf_library possible DoS (ipf)
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kernel   
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Version: 2.1
Hardware: ia64
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Don Howard
QA Contact: Brian Brock
Whiteboard: impact=important,public=20050318,sour...
Keywords: Security
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Blocks: 143573
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2005-03-29 10:57 UTC by Mark J. Cox
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:06 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

Fixed In Version: RHSA-2005-551
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2005-08-25 13:18:13 UTC
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Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2005:551 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Important: kernel security update 2005-08-25 04:00:00 UTC

Description Mark J. Cox 2005-03-29 10:57:23 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 Don Howard 2005-07-28 23:02:16 UTC
This issue is fixed in e.57

Comment 4 Red Hat Bugzilla 2005-08-25 13:18:14 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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