DescriptionThe load_elf_binary function in the binfmt_elf loader (binfmt_elf.c) in Linux kernel 2.4.x up to 2.4.27, and 2.6.x up to 2.6.8, does not properly check return values from calls to the kernel_read function, which may allow local users to modify sensitive memory in a setuid program and execute arbitrary code.
Overall state of this security issue: Resolved
This issue is currently rated as having important severity.
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SUSE Timeline for this CVECVE page created: Fri Jun 28 01:03:23 2013
CVE page last modified: Thu Dec 7 12:11:43 2023