|Bugzilla:||653606: CVE-2010-4171 Systemtap: Ability to remove unused modules by unprivileged user|
The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:
The staprun runtime tool in SystemTap 1.3 does not verify that a module to unload was previously loaded by SystemTap, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (unloading of arbitrary kernel modules).
This issue does not affect the version of the systemtap package as shipped
with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.
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Red Hat security errata
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (systemtap)||RHSA-2010:0894||November 17, 2010|
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (systemtap)||RHSA-2010:0894||November 17, 2010|
Red Hat would like to thank Tavis Ormandy for reporting this issue.
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