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Linux kernel before 2.6.25.2 does not apply a certain protection mechanism for fcntl functionality which allows local users to (1) execute code in parallel or (2) exploit a race condition to obtain "re-ordered access to the descriptor table."

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Linux kernel before 2.6.25.2 does not apply a certain protection mechanism for fcntl functionality which allows local users to (1) execute code in parallel or (2) exploit a race condition to obtain "re-ordered access to the descriptor table."

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Oracle Linux 4
  • CentOS Linux 3
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
  • CentOS Linux 5
  • CentOS Linux 4
  • Oracle Linux 5
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2008-1669
Product(s):