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CVE CAN-2004-0077[offsite]
Updated Tue, 06 Jul 2004 14:08:10 +0900
Summary The do_mremap function for the mremap system call in Linux 2.2 to 2.2.25, 2.4 to 2.4.24, and 2.6 to 2.6.2, does not properly check the return value from the do_munmap function when the maximum number of VMA descriptors is exceeded, which allows local users to gain root privileges, a different vulnerability than CAN-2003-0985. (text:CAN-2004-0077)
Priority High
Status Closed
Source RHSA-2004:065-03 RHSA-2004:066-09 DSA-438-1 FEDORA-2004-079 FEDORA-2004-080
Link Ultra Monkey News 2004-02-20-00 Ultra Monkey News 2004-06-26-01
Resolved In
  Kernel 2.4.26-pre3
  Patch Change Set 1.1302.39.4[offsite]
  Red Hat Linux 7.3
          Vendor None
          UltraMonkey kernel-2.4.20-28.7.3.um.2
  Red Hat Linux 8.0
          Vendor None
          UltraMonkey kernel-2.4.20-28.8.um.2
  Red Hat Linux 9
          Vendor kernel-2.4.20-30.9
          UltraMonkey kernel-2.4.20-30.9.um.1
  Fedora Core 1
          Vendor kernel-1.2173.nptl, 1.2174.nptl
          UltraMonkey kernel-2.4.22-1.2174.nptl.um.1
  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
          Vendor kernel-2.4.21-9.0.1.EL
          UltraMonkey kernel-2.4.21-9.0.1.EL.um.1
  Debian Woody
          Vendor kernel-source-2.4.18_2.4.18-14.2
          UltraMonkey kernel-source-2.4.22-1-ipvs_2.4.22-5woody.um.4
  Debian Sid
          Vendor kernel-source-2.4.24_2.4.24-3
          UltraMonkey kernel-source-2.4.22-1-ipvs_2.4.22-5.um.4
local data for debugging.
Information provided here is based on the information from the links above and is intended as a refereance only.

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