Linux kernel (OMAP4) vulnerability

2013-02-22T00:00:00
ID USN-1740-1
Type ubuntu
Reporter Ubuntu
Modified 2013-02-22T00:00:00

Description

Suleiman Souhlal, Salman Qazi, Aaron Durbin and Michael Davidson discovered a race condition in the Linux kernel’s ptrace syscall. An unprivileged local attacker could exploit this flaw to run programs as an administrator.