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1617430: CVE-2005-0003 security flaw

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The 64 bit ELF support in Linux kernel 2.6 before 2.6.10, on 64-bit architectures, does not properly check for overlapping VMA (virtual memory address) allocations, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) or execute arbitrary code via a crafted ELF or a.out file.

Find out more about CVE-2005-0003 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 (kernel) RHSA-2005:043 2005-01-18
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 RHSA-2005:017 2005-01-21
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