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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2005-3527

Original release date: 11/08/2005
Last revised: 04/02/2010
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Race condition in do_coredump in signal.c in Linux kernel 2.6 allows local users to cause a denial of service by triggering a core dump in one thread while another thread has a pending SIGSTOP.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.0 (MEDIUM) (AV:L/AC:H/AU:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 1.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: High
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

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External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 17918
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FLSA:157459-4
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2005:067
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2005:068
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 17917
External Source: BID
Name: 15723
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2006:018
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.kernel.org/git/?p=linux/kernel/git/davem/sparc-2.6.git;a=commitdiff;h=788e05a67c343fa22f2ae1d3ca264e7f15c25eaf

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