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The inotify functionality in Linux kernel 2.6 before 2.6.28-rc5 might allow local users to gain privileges via unknown vectors related to race conditions in inotify watch removal and umount.

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10584

The inotify functionality in Linux kernel 2.6 before 2.6.28-rc5 might allow local users to gain privileges via unknown vectors related to race conditions in inotify watch removal and umount.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Oracle Linux 5
  • CentOS Linux 5
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2008-5182
Product(s):