Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 159823
CVE-2005-1761 local user can use ptrace to crash system
Last modified: 2013-03-06 00:58:57 EST
Also, as mentioned in bug 159671, we still don't have an exploit to verify the
fix. Although I agree that this is a pretty clear fix, with low risk of side
Public now as of 20050621:10, removing security sensitive tag
A fix for this problem has just been committed to the RHEL3 U6
patch pool this evening (in kernel version 2.4.21-32.10.EL).
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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