DescriptionMultiple race conditions in the terminal layer in Linux 2.4.x, and 2.6.x before 2.6.9, allow (1) local users to obtain portions of kernel data via a TIOCSETD ioctl call to a terminal interface that is being accessed by another thread, or (2) remote attackers to cause a denial of service (panic) by switching from console to PPP line discipline, then quickly sending data that is received during the switch.
Overall state of this security issue: Resolved
This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.
|National Vulnerability Database|
SUSE Security Advisories:
- SUSE-SA:2005:018, published Thu, 24 Mar 2005 15:00:00 +0000
SUSE Timeline for this CVECVE page created: Fri Jun 28 00:58:06 2013
CVE page last modified: Fri Oct 7 12:45:29 2022