DescriptionThe 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.
Overall state of this security issue: Ignore
This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.
|National Vulnerability Database|
- SUSE-SA:2008:007, published Tue, 12 Feb 2008 14:00:00 +0000
- SUSE-SA:2008:030, published Fri, 20 Jun 2008 14:00:00 +0000
- SUSE-SA:2008:032, published Mon, 07 Jul 2008 13:00:00 +0000
- SUSE-SA:2010:036, published Wed, 01 Sep 2010 11:00:00 +0000
List of released packages
|Product(s)||Fixed package version(s)||References|
|Open Enterprise Server|| ||
YOU Patch Nr: 12637