Date: Thu, 02 Oct 2008 09:22:54 +0800 From: Eugene Teo <eteo@...hat.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: CVE-2008-3832 kernel: null pointer dereference in utrace_control Michael Simms reported that it is possible for an unprivileged user to crash the machine by running gdb on a running process with pid 1. This affects the version of utrace as shipped with Fedora 8 and 9. This is addressed in kernel-220.127.116.11-28 for Fedora 8, and kernel-18.104.22.168-45 for Fedora 9. This issue is specific to Fedora, and does not affect upstream or any of the Red Hat Enterprise Linux kernels. References: http://kerneloops.org/oops.php?number=56705 https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2008-3832 Thanks, Eugene -- Eugene Teo / Red Hat Security Response Team View attachment "patch" of type "text/plain" (608 bytes)
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