DescriptionThe sysctl functionality (sysctl.c) in Linux kernel before 184.108.40.206 allows local users to cause a denial of service (kernel oops) and possibly execute code by opening an interface file in /proc/sys/net/ipv4/conf/, waiting until the interface is unregistered, then obtaining and modifying function pointers in memory that was used for the ctl_table.
Overall state of this security issue: Resolved
This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.
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SUSE Timeline for this CVECVE page created: Fri Jun 28 01:50:05 2013
CVE page last modified: Fri Oct 7 12:45:31 2022