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The mprotect code (mprotect.c) in Linux 2.6 on Itanium IA64 Montecito processors does not properly maintain cache coherency as required by the architecture which allows local users to cause a denial of service and possibly corrupt data by modifying PTE protections.

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11283

The mprotect code (mprotect.c) in Linux 2.6 on Itanium IA64 Montecito processors does not properly maintain cache coherency as required by the architecture which allows local users to cause a denial of service and possibly corrupt data by modifying PTE protections.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
  • CentOS Linux 4
  • Oracle Linux 4
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2005-3105
Product(s):