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Bug 162903 - CAN-2002-1914 dump denial of service
Summary: CAN-2002-1914 dump denial of service
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1
Classification: Red Hat
Component: dump
Version: 2.1
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Jindrich Novy
QA Contact: Ben Levenson
Whiteboard: impact=low,public=20020717,source=cve
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2005-07-11 15:44 UTC by Josh Bressers
Modified: 2013-07-02 23:08 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

Fixed In Version: RHSA-2005-583
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2005-08-03 14:12:19 UTC
Target Upstream Version:

Attachments (Terms of Use)
Patch taken from upstream CVS (deleted)
2005-07-11 15:46 UTC, Josh Bressers
no flags Details | Diff

System ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2005:583 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Low: dump security update 2005-08-03 04:00:00 UTC

Description Josh Bressers 2005-07-11 15:44:42 UTC
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.

More information regarding this issue is here:

Comment 1 Josh Bressers 2005-07-11 15:46:47 UTC
Created attachment 116609 [details]
Patch taken from upstream CVS

Comment 2 Jindrich Novy 2005-07-12 08:19:07 UTC
Josh, thanks for the patch, it's now applied and errata is comming up.

Comment 3 Red Hat Bugzilla 2005-08-03 14:12:20 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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