Upstream information

CVE-2005-2617 at MITRE

Description

The syscall32_setup_pages function in syscall32.c for Linux kernel 2.6.12 and later, on the 64-bit x86 platform, does not check the return value of the insert_vm_struct function, which allows local users to trigger a memory leak via a 32-bit application with crafted ELF headers.

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 3.6
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 105108 [RESOLVED]

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