Upstream information

CVE-2005-1762 at MITRE

Description

The ptrace call in the Linux kernel 2.6.8.1 and 2.6.10 for the AMD64 platform allows local users to cause a denial of service (kernel crash) via a "non-canonical" address.

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: 73701 [RESOLVED], 83143 [RESOLVED], 885725 [RESOLVED]

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