IRIX mapelf32exec Function Local DoS

2004-06-16T00:00:00
ID OSVDB:7123
Type osvdb
Reporter OSVDB
Modified 2004-06-16T00:00:00

Description

Vulnerability Description

IRIX contains a flaw that may allow a local denial of service. The issue is triggered when a mapelf32exec() call is made on a malicious binary, and will result in loss of availability for the platform.

Solution Description

Upgrade to version 6.5.25 or higher, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. In addition, Silicon Graphics, Inc. has released patches for some older versions.

Short Description

IRIX contains a flaw that may allow a local denial of service. The issue is triggered when a mapelf32exec() call is made on a malicious binary, and will result in loss of availability for the platform.

References:

Secunia Advisory ID:11872 Related OSVDB ID: 7122 Related OSVDB ID: 7124 Other Advisory URL: ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/advisories/20040601-01-P.asc ISS X-Force ID: 16416 CVE-2004-0136 Bugtraq ID: 10547