Upstream information

CVE-2005-1763 at MITRE


Buffer overflow in ptrace in the Linux Kernel for 64-bit architectures allows local users to write bytes into kernel memory.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having critical severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.2
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Complete
Integrity Impact Complete
Availability Impact Complete
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 84078 [RESOLVED]

SUSE Security Advisories: