Upstream information

CVE-2005-0003 at MITRE


The 64 bit ELF support in Linux kernel 2.6 before 2.6.10, on 64-bit architectures, does not properly check for overlapping VMA (virtual memory address) allocations, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) or execute arbitrary code via a crafted ELF or a.out file.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 2.1
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 64493 [RESOLVED], 64896 [RESOLVED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SuSE Linux Desktop 1.0
  • k_athlon >= 2.4.19-378
  • k_deflt >= 2.4.19-378
  • k_psmp >= 2.4.19-378
  • k_smp >= 2.4.19-378
  • kernel-source >= 2.4.19.SuSE-378