CVE Database


Impact: Important
Public: 2001-10-18


The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

ptrace in Linux 2.2.x through 2.2.19, and 2.4.x through 2.4.9, allows local users to gain root privileges by running ptrace on a setuid or setgid program that itself calls an unprivileged program, such as newgrp.

Find out more about CVE-2001-1384 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Linux 6.2 RHSA-2001:130 October 18, 2001
Red Hat Linux 7.0 RHSA-2001:130 October 18, 2001
Red Hat Linux 7.1 RHSA-2001:129 October 23, 2001
Red Hat Linux 7.2 RHSA-2001:129 October 23, 2001

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