Red Hat Linux Itanium unw_unwind_to_user Function Local DoS

2005-04-21T19:27:20
ID OSVDB:15728
Type osvdb
Reporter Keith Owens()
Modified 2005-04-21T19:27:20

Description

Vulnerability Description

Red Hat Linux for Itanium contains a flaw that may allow a local denial of service. The issue is triggered by a flaw in unw_unwind_to_user function, and will result in loss of availability for the platform.

Solution Description

Upgrade to Red Hat Linux kernel version 2.6.9-5.0.5 or higher, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.

Short Description

Red Hat Linux for Itanium contains a flaw that may allow a local denial of service. The issue is triggered by a flaw in unw_unwind_to_user function, and will result in loss of availability for the platform.

References:

Vendor Specific Advisory URL Vendor Specific Advisory URL Vendor Specific Advisory URL Vendor Specific Advisory URL Vendor Specific Advisory URL Secunia Advisory ID:15019 Secunia Advisory ID:15092 Secunia Advisory ID:20162 Secunia Advisory ID:15187 Secunia Advisory ID:20163 Secunia Advisory ID:20202 Secunia Advisory ID:20338 RedHat RHSA: RHSA-2005:293 Other Advisory URL: http://www.linuxsecurity.com/content/view/118921/110/ Other Advisory URL: http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2005-284.html Keyword: nahant Keyword: errata CVE-2005-0135