This is a potential security issue, you are being redirected to https://nvd.nist.gov
Search & Statistics
CVSS V3 Calculator
CVSS V2 Calculator
Checklist (NCP) Repository
SCAP Validated Tools
This vulnerability has been modified since it was last analyzed by the NVD. It is awaiting reanalysis which may result in further changes to the information provided.
Race condition in Linux kernel 18.104.22.168 and earlier allows local users to gain root privileges by using prctl with PR_SET_DUMPABLE in a way that causes /proc/self/environ to become setuid root.
View Analysis Description
This vulnerability does not affect Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 or 3 as they are based on 2.4 kernels.
The exploit relies on the kernel supporting the a.out binary format. Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4, Fedora Core 4, and Fedora Core 5 do not support the a.out binary format, causing the exploit to fail. We are not currently
aware of any way to exploit this vulnerability if a.out binary format is not enabled. In addition, a default installation of these OS enables SELinux in enforcing mode. SELinux also completely blocks attempts to exploit this issue.
By selecting these links, you will be leaving NIST webspace. We have provided these links to other web sites because
they may have information that would be of interest to you. No inferences should be drawn on account of other sites
being referenced, or not, from this page. There may be other web sites that are more appropriate for your purpose.
NIST does not necessarily endorse the views expressed, or concur with the facts presented on these sites. Further,
NIST does not endorse any commercial products that may be mentioned on these sites. Please address comments about
this page to firstname.lastname@example.org.
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/440300/100/0/threaded [No Types Assigned]
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/440300/100/0/threaded [No Types Assigned]
https://usn.ubuntu.com/319-1/ [No Types Assigned]
http://www.ubuntulinux.org/support/documentation/usn/usn-319-1 [No Types Assigned]
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10060 [No Types Assigned]
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/getDef?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10060 [No Types Assigned]
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/27790 [No Types Assigned]
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/27790 [No Types Assigned]