Upstream information

CVE-2005-3783 at MITRE


The ptrace functionality (ptrace.c) in Linux kernel 2.6 before, 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).

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 4.9
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Complete
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 100428 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 102323 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 104085 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 114364 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 117169 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 130270 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 132739 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 133577 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 133972 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

SUSE Timeline for this CVE

CVE page created: Fri Jun 28 02:25:59 2013
CVE page last modified: Fri Oct 7 12:45:32 2022