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Bug 170825 (CVE-2007-0958) - Kernel: binfmt_elf loader vulnerabilities (CVE-2007-0958)
Summary: Kernel: binfmt_elf loader vulnerabilities (CVE-2007-0958)
Alias: CVE-2007-0958
Product: Gentoo Security
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Kernel (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: High normal (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Security
Whiteboard: [linux < 2.6.20][gp < 2.6.20-1]
Depends on:
Reported: 2007-03-14 08:18 UTC by Sune Kloppenborg Jeppesen (RETIRED)
Modified: 2013-09-05 02:50 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Description Sune Kloppenborg Jeppesen (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2007-03-14 08:18:16 UTC
Not sure wether this was already reported:

Linux kernel 2.6.x before 2.6.20 allows local users to read unreadable binaries by using the interpreter (PT_INTERP) functionality and triggering a core dump, a variant of CVE-2004-1073.
Comment 1 unnamedrambler 2008-03-07 18:40:37 UTC
proposed metadata:
[linux < 2.6.20] 1fb844961818ce94e782acf6a96b92dc2303553b

[gp < 2.6.20-1]