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1617364: CVE-2004-1071 security flaw

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The binfmt_elf loader (binfmt_elf.c) in Linux kernel 2.4.x up to 2.4.27, and 2.6.x up to 2.6.8, does not properly handle a failed call to the mmap function, which causes an incorrect mapped image and may allow local users to execute arbitrary code.

Find out more about CVE-2004-1071 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 (kernel) RHSA-2004:549 2004-12-02
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 RHSA-2004:505 2004-12-13
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 RHSA-2004:504 2004-12-13
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