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Bug 159824 - CAN-2005-1761 local user can use ptrace to crash system
Summary: CAN-2005-1761 local user can use ptrace to crash system
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kernel
Version: 2.1
Hardware: ia64
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Don Howard
QA Contact: Brian Brock
Whiteboard: reported=20050607,impact=important,so...
Depends On:
Blocks: 143573
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2005-06-08 11:44 UTC by Mark J. Cox
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:06 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

Fixed In Version: RHSA-2005-551
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2005-08-25 13:18:41 UTC
Target Upstream Version:

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System ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2005:551 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Important: kernel security update 2005-08-25 04:00:00 UTC

Comment 1 Mark J. Cox 2005-06-27 11:38:48 UTC
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 2005-07-07 22:14:37 UTC
(Out of embargo)

Comment 7 Red Hat Bugzilla 2005-08-25 13:18:41 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,
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