CVE-2007-6206 Detail

Current Description

The do_coredump function in fs/exec.c in Linux kernel 2.4.x and 2.6.x up to 2.6.24-rc3, and possibly other versions, does not change the UID of a core dump file if it exists before a root process creates a core dump in the same location, which might allow local users to obtain sensitive information.


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Hyperlink Resource
http://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=3043
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commitdiff;h=c46f739dd39db3b07ab5deb4e3ec81e1c04a91af
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-02/msg00005.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-06/msg00006.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-07/msg00002.html
http://lists.vmware.com/pipermail/security-announce/2008/000023.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2008-0055.html
http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0048
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1436
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1503
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1504
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:044
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:086
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:112
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0089.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0211.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0787.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/487808/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/26701
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-574-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-578-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/4090 Vendor Advisory 
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2222/references Vendor Advisory 
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/38841
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10719

Weakness Enumeration

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-6206
NVD Published Date:
12/03/2007
NVD Last Modified:
10/15/2018
Source:
MITRE