DescriptionLinux kernel 2.6.17, and other versions before 2.6.22, does not check when a user attempts to set RLIMIT_CPU to 0 until after the change is made, which allows local users to bypass intended resource limits.
Overall state of this security issue: Resolved
This issue is currently not rated by SUSE as it is not affecting the SUSE Enterprise products.
|National Vulnerability Database|
SUSE Security Advisories:
- SUSE-SA:2009:017, published Fri, 03 Apr 2009 12:00:00 +0000
SUSE Timeline for this CVECVE page created: Fri Jun 28 03:15:32 2013
CVE page last modified: Sun Jul 2 11:20:56 2023