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The VT implementation (vt_ioctl.c) in Linux kernel 2.6.12 and possibly other versions including 2.6.14.4 allows local users to use the KDSKBSENT ioctl on terminals of other users and gain privileges as demonstrated by modifying key bindings using loadkeys.

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10615

The VT implementation (vt_ioctl.c) in Linux kernel 2.6.12 and possibly other versions including 2.6.14.4 allows local users to use the KDSKBSENT ioctl on terminals of other users and gain privileges as demonstrated by modifying key bindings using loadkeys.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Oracle Linux 4
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
  • CentOS Linux 4
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2005-3257
Product(s):