Multiple buffer overflows in the (1) sys32_ni_syscall and (2) sys32_vm86_warning functions in sys_ia32.c for Linux 2.6.x may allow local attackers to modify kernel memory and gain privileges.
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service
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20041214 [USN-38-1] Linux kernel vulnerabilities
[linux-kernel] 20041130 Buffer overrun in arch/x86_64/sys_ia32.c:sys32_ni_syscall()