CVE-2004-1072

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Impact:
Important
Public Date:
2004-11-10
Bugzilla:
1617365: CVE-2004-1072 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, may create an interpreter name string that is not NULL terminated, which could cause strings longer than PATH_MAX to be used, leading to buffer overflows that allow local users to cause a denial of service (hang) and possibly execute arbitrary code.

Find out more about CVE-2004-1072 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 3 Extras RHSA-2005:275 2005-05-18
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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