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The 64 bit ELF support in Linux kernel 2.6 before 2.6.10 on 64-bit architectures does not properly check for overlapping VMA (virtual memory address) allocations which allows local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) or execute arbitrary code via a crafted ELF or a.out file.

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9512

The 64 bit ELF support in Linux kernel 2.6 before 2.6.10 on 64-bit architectures does not properly check for overlapping VMA (virtual memory address) allocations which allows local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) or execute arbitrary code via a crafted ELF or a.out file.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • CentOS Linux 3
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2005-0003
Product(s):