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Category:   OS (Linux)  >   Linux Kernel Vendors:
Linux Kernel Can Be Crashed By Local Users
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1014623
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2005-1767   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Aug 5 2005
Impact:   Denial of service via local system
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 2.4.27
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in the Linux kernel. A local user can crash the target system.

A local user can trigger stack fault exceptions to cause the kernel to crash.

No further details were provided.

SUSE disclosed this vulnerability.

Impact:   A local user can cause the kernel to crash.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a source code fix.
Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error, Boundary error

Message History:   None.

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