Descriptionmadvise_remove in Linux kernel 2.6.16 up to 18.104.22.168 does not follow file and mmap restrictions, which allows local users to bypass IPC permissions and replace portions of readonly tmpfs files with zeroes, aka the MADV_REMOVE vulnerability. NOTE: this description was originally written in a way that combined two separate issues. The mprotect issue now has a separate name, CVE-2006-2071.
Overall state of this security issue: Resolved
This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.
|National Vulnerability Database|
SUSE Security Advisories:
- SUSE-SA:2006:028, published Wed, 31 May 2006 18:00:00 +0000
SUSE Timeline for this CVECVE page created: Fri Jun 28 02:05:41 2013
CVE page last modified: Fri Oct 7 12:45:33 2022