Upstream information

CVE-2005-0178 at MITRE


Race condition in the setsid function in Linux before allows local users to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly access portions of kernel memory, related to TTY changes, locking, and semaphores.

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 6.2
Vector AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity High
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Complete
Integrity Impact Complete
Availability Impact Complete
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 65372 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

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SUSE Timeline for this CVE

CVE page created: Fri Jun 28 00:57:24 2013
CVE page last modified: Fri Oct 7 12:45:30 2022