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, may create an interpreter name string that is not NULL terminated, which could cause strings longer than PATH_MAX to be used, leading to buffer overflows that allow local users to cause a denial of service (hang) and possibly 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 01:03:29 2013
CVE page last modified: Fri Oct 7 12:45:29 2022