CVE-2005-1263

Impact:
Important
Public Date:
2005-05-11
Bugzilla:
1617620: CVE-2005-1263 security flaw

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The elf_core_dump function in binfmt_elf.c for Linux kernel 2.x.x to 2.2.27-rc2, 2.4.x to 2.4.31-pre1, and 2.6.x to 2.6.12-rc4 allows local users to execute arbitrary code via an ELF binary that, in certain conditions involving the create_elf_tables function, causes a negative length argument to pass a signed integer comparison, leading to a buffer overflow.

Find out more about CVE-2005-1263 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 (kernel) RHSA-2005:472 2005-05-25
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 RHSA-2005:529 2005-08-25
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 RHSA-2005:551 2005-08-25
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