Bug 159824 - CAN-2005-1761 local user can use ptrace to crash system
CAN-2005-1761 local user can use ptrace to crash system
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
ia64 Linux
medium Severity high
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Assigned To: Don Howard
Brian Brock
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Blocks: 143573
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Reported: 2005-06-08 07:44 EDT by Mark J. Cox (Product Security)
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:06 EST (History)
1 user (show)

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Fixed In Version: RHSA-2005-551
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2005-08-25 09:18:41 EDT
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Comment 1 Mark J. Cox (Product Security) 2005-06-27 07:38:48 EDT
CAN-2005-1761 ptrace crasher
        HP reported via Intel a way that on ia64 a local user could
        write to the pl field via ptrace and therefore read/write
        kernel memory.
Comment 2 Mark J. Cox (Product Security) 2005-07-07 18:14:37 EDT
(Out of embargo)
Comment 7 Red Hat Bugzilla 2005-08-25 09:18:41 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,
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