Linux Kernel ELF Core Dump Privilege Escalation

2005-05-11T07:39:30
ID OSVDB:16424
Type osvdb
Reporter OSVDB
Modified 2005-05-11T07:39:30

Description

Solution Description

Upgrade to version 2.6.11.9 or higher, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.

References:

Vendor Specific News/Changelog Entry: http://kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.11.9 Vendor Specific Advisory URL Vendor Specific Advisory URL Vendor Specific Advisory URL Vendor Specific Advisory URL Secunia Advisory ID:15820 Secunia Advisory ID:15887 Secunia Advisory ID:16570 Secunia Advisory ID:15460 Secunia Advisory ID:15886 Secunia Advisory ID:16571 Secunia Advisory ID:15341 Secunia Advisory ID:15480 Secunia Advisory ID:15512 Secunia Advisory ID:15639 Secunia Advisory ID:19185 Secunia Advisory ID:19607 RedHat RHSA: RHSA-2005:472 Other Advisory URL: http://isec.pl/vulnerabilities/isec-0023-coredump.txt Other Advisory URL: http://www.trustix.org/errata/2005/0029/ Other Advisory URL: http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2005-551.html Other Advisory URL: http://lists.suse.com/archive/suse-security-announce/2005-Jun/0002.html Other Advisory URL: http://frontal1.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:111 Other Advisory URL: http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2005-529.html Other Advisory URL: http://www.ubuntulinux.org/support/documentation/usn/usn-131-1 Other Advisory URL: http://frontal1.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:110 Mail List Post: http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/vulnwatch/2005-q2/0040.html CVE-2005-1263