Bug 162903 - CAN-2002-1914 dump denial of service
CAN-2002-1914 dump denial of service
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1
Classification: Red Hat
Component: dump (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Jindrich Novy
Ben Levenson
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Reported: 2005-07-11 11:44 EDT by Josh Bressers
Modified: 2013-07-02 19:08 EDT (History)
2 users (show)

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Fixed In Version: RHSA-2005-583
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2005-08-03 10:12:19 EDT
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Patch taken from upstream CVS (1.69 KB, patch)
2005-07-11 11:46 EDT, Josh Bressers
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Description Josh Bressers 2005-07-11 11:44:42 EDT
dump 0.4 b10 through b29 allows local users to cause a denial of service
(execution prevention) by using flock() to lock the /etc/dumpdates file.

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Comment 1 Josh Bressers 2005-07-11 11:46:47 EDT
Created attachment 116609 [details]
Patch taken from upstream CVS
Comment 2 Jindrich Novy 2005-07-12 04:19:07 EDT
Josh, thanks for the patch, it's now applied and errata is comming up.
Comment 3 Red Hat Bugzilla 2005-08-03 10:12:20 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.


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