CVE-2005-1768 Detail

Current Description

Race condition in the ia32 compatibility code for the execve system call in Linux kernel 2.4 before 2.4.31 and 2.6 before 2.6.6 allows local users to cause a denial of service (kernel panic) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a concurrent thread that increments a pointer count after the nargs function has counted the pointers, but before the count is copied from user space to kernel space, which leads to a buffer overflow.


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References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/advisories/20060402-01-U
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=112110120216116&w=2
http://securitytracker.com/id?1014442
http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-921
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2005_44_kernel.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-551.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-663.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/14205
http://www.suresec.org/advisories/adv4.pdf
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2005/1878
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11117

Weakness Enumeration

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2005-1768
NVD Published Date:
07/11/2005
NVD Last Modified:
10/10/2017
Source:
Red Hat, Inc.