DescriptionThe ptrace functionality (ptrace.c) in Linux kernel 2.6 before 188.8.131.52, using CLONE_THREAD, does not use the thread group ID to check whether it is attaching to itself, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (crash).
Overall state of this security issue: Resolved
This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.
|National Vulnerability Database|
SUSE Security Advisories:
- SUSE-SA:2005:067, published Tue, 06 Dec 2005 13:00:00 +0000
- SUSE-SA:2005:068, published Wed, 14 Dec 2005 16:00:00 +0000
SUSE Timeline for this CVECVE page created: Fri Jun 28 02:25:59 2013
CVE page last modified: Fri Oct 7 12:45:32 2022