DescriptionThe search_binary_handler function in exec.c in Linux 2.4 kernel on 64-bit x86 architectures does not check a return code for a particular function call when virtual memory is low, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (panic), as demonstrated by running a process using the bash ulimit -v command.
Overall state of this security issue: Resolved
This issue is currently not rated by SUSE as it is not affecting the SUSE Enterprise products.
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SUSE Timeline for this CVECVE page created: Fri Jun 28 01:50:03 2013
CVE page last modified: Sun Jul 2 11:18:23 2023