DescriptionThe 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 handle a failed call to the mmap function, which causes an incorrect mapped image and may allow local users to execute arbitrary code.
Overall state of this security issue: Resolved
This issue is currently rated as having important severity.
|National Vulnerability Database|
SUSE Security Advisories:
- SUSE-SA:2004:042, published Wednesday, Dec 1st 2004 15:00 MEST
- SUSE-SR:2004:002, published Tuesday, Nov 30th 2004 14:00 MEST
- SUSE-SR:2004:003, published Tuesday, Dec 7th 2004 15:00 MEST
SUSE Timeline for this CVECVE page created: Fri Jun 28 01:03:26 2013
CVE page last modified: Fri Dec 8 16:10:38 2023