Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 157452
CAN-2005-1263 Linux kernel ELF core dump privilege elevation
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:06:54 EST
"A locally exploitable flaw has been found in the Linux ELF binary format
loader's core dump function that allows local users to gain root
privileges and also execute arbitrary code at kernel privilege level."
For the full description see
For the proposed patch see bug #157450 (not backported)
After reviewing this issue and testing the expliot for CAN-2005-1263, I've found
that this has been corrected as of e.64
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,
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if the solution does not work for you.