DescriptionLinux kernel 2.4.35 and other versions allows local users to send arbitrary signals to a child process that is running at higher privileges by causing a setuid-root parent process to die, which delivers an attacker-controlled parent process death signal (PR_SET_PDEATHSIG).
Overall state of this security issue: Resolved
This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.
|National Vulnerability Database|
SUSE Security Advisories:
- SUSE-SA:2007:051, published Thu, 06 Sep 2007 17:00:00 +0000
- SUSE-SA:2007:053, published Fri, 12 Oct 2007 16:00:00 +0000
- SUSE-SA:2008:006, published Thu, 07 Feb 2008 11:00:00 +0000
- SUSE-SA:2008:017, published Fri, 28 Mar 2008 14:00:00 +0000
SUSE Timeline for this CVECVE page created: Tue Jul 9 15:43:38 2013
CVE page last modified: Fri Oct 7 12:45:37 2022