Bug 159823 - CVE-2005-1761 local user can use ptrace to crash system
CVE-2005-1761 local user can use ptrace to crash system
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
3.0
ia64 Linux
medium Severity high
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Assigned To: Jason Baron
Brian Brock
reported=20050607,impact=important,so...
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Blocks: 156320
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Reported: 2005-06-08 07:42 EDT by Mark J. Cox (Product Security)
Modified: 2013-03-06 00:58 EST (History)
5 users (show)

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Fixed In Version: RHSA-2005-663
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2005-09-28 11:18:00 EDT
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Comment 2 Jason Baron 2005-06-09 11:32:35 EDT
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
effects.
Comment 8 Mark J. Cox (Product Security) 2005-06-27 07:37:19 EDT
Public now as of 20050621:10, removing security sensitive tag
Comment 11 Ernie Petrides 2005-07-11 21:12:58 EDT
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).
Comment 14 Red Hat Bugzilla 2005-09-28 11:18:00 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.

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2005-663.html

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