DescriptionThe elf_core_dump function in binfmt_elf.c for Linux kernel 2.x.x to 2.2.27-rc2, 2.4.x to 2.4.31-pre1, and 2.6.x to 2.6.12-rc4 allows local users to execute arbitrary code via an ELF binary that, in certain conditions involving the create_elf_tables function, causes a negative length argument to pass a signed integer comparison, leading to a buffer overflow.
Overall state of this security issue: Resolved
This issue is currently rated as having important severity.
|National Vulnerability Database|
SUSE Security Advisories:
- SUSE-SA:2005:029, published Thu, 09 Jun 2005 11:00:00 +0000
- SUSE-SR:2005:013, published Wed, 18 May 2005 15:00:00 +0000
SUSE Timeline for this CVECVE page created: Fri Jun 28 01:14:53 2013
CVE page last modified: Fri Oct 7 12:45:30 2022