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The linux-2.4.21-mlock.patch in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 does not properly maintain the mlock page count when one process unlocks pages that belong to another process which allows local users to mlock more memory than specified by the rlimit.

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10672

The linux-2.4.21-mlock.patch in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 does not properly maintain the mlock page count when one process unlocks pages that belong to another process which allows local users to mlock more memory than specified by the rlimit.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • CentOS Linux 3
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2004-0491
Product(s):