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Bug 159823 - CVE-2005-1761 local user can use ptrace to crash system
Summary: CVE-2005-1761 local user can use ptrace to crash system
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kernel
Version: 3.0
Hardware: ia64
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Jason Baron
QA Contact: Brian Brock
Whiteboard: reported=20050607,impact=important,so...
Depends On:
Blocks: 156320
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2005-06-08 11:42 UTC by Mark J. Cox
Modified: 2013-03-06 05:58 UTC (History)
5 users (show)

Fixed In Version: RHSA-2005-663
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2005-09-28 15:18:00 UTC
Target Upstream Version:

Attachments (Terms of Use)

System ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2005:663 qe-ready SHIPPED_LIVE Important: Updated kernel packages available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 Update 6 2005-09-28 04:00:00 UTC

Comment 2 Jason Baron 2005-06-09 15:32:35 UTC
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

Comment 8 Mark J. Cox 2005-06-27 11:37:19 UTC
Public now as of 20050621:10, removing security sensitive tag

Comment 11 Ernie Petrides 2005-07-12 01:12:58 UTC
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 15:18:00 UTC
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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