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arch/s390/kernel/ptrace.c in Linux kernel 2.6.9 and other versions before 2.6.27-rc6 on s390 platforms allows local users to cause a denial of service (kernel panic) via the user-area-padding test from the ptrace testsuite in 31-bit mode which triggers an invalid dereference.

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arch/s390/kernel/ptrace.c in Linux kernel 2.6.9 and other versions before 2.6.27-rc6 on s390 platforms allows local users to cause a denial of service (kernel panic) via the user-area-padding test from the ptrace testsuite in 31-bit mode which triggers an invalid dereference.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • CentOS Linux 4
  • Oracle Linux 4
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2008-1514
Product(s):