DescriptionLinux kernel before 126.96.36.199 and 2.6.17, when running on PowerPC, does not perform certain required access_ok checks, which allows local users to read arbitrary kernel memory on 64-bit systems (signal_64.c) and cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly read kernel memory on 32-bit systems (signal_32.c).
Overall state of this security issue: Resolved
This issue is currently rated as having important severity.
|National Vulnerability Database|
SUSE Security Advisories:
- SUSE-SA:2006:042, published Wed, 26 Jul 2006 14:00:00 +0000
- SUSE-SA:2006:047, published Fri, 11 Aug 2006 17:00:00 +0000
SUSE Timeline for this CVECVE page created: Fri Jun 28 02:49:28 2013
CVE page last modified: Fri Oct 7 12:45:33 2022