New Search

Linux kernel before 2.6.16.5 does not properly handle uncanonical return addresses on Intel EM64T CPUs which reports an exception in the SYSRET instead of the next instruction which causes the kernel exception handler to run on the user stack with the wrong GS.

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9732

Linux kernel before 2.6.16.5 does not properly handle uncanonical return addresses on Intel EM64T CPUs which reports an exception in the SYSRET instead of the next instruction which causes the kernel exception handler to run on the user stack with the wrong GS.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
  • CentOS Linux 4
  • CentOS Linux 3
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
  • Oracle Linux 4
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2006-0744
Product(s):