Upstream information

CVE-2005-0937 at MITRE

Description

Some futex functions in futex.c for Linux kernel 2.6.x perform get_user calls while holding the mmap_sem semaphore, which could allow local users to cause a deadlock condition in do_page_fault by triggering get_user faults while another thread is executing mmap or other functions.

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 1.2
Vector AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity High
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 81852 [CLOSED]

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