CVE-2005-2709

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Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2005-11-08
Bugzilla:
1617751: CVE-2005-2709 security flaw

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The sysctl functionality (sysctl.c) in Linux kernel before 2.6.14.1 allows local users to cause a denial of service (kernel oops) and possibly execute code by opening an interface file in /proc/sys/net/ipv4/conf/, waiting until the interface is unregistered, then obtaining and modifying function pointers in memory that was used for the ctl_table.

Find out more about CVE-2005-2709 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (kernel) RHSA-2006:0101 2006-01-17
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 RHSA-2006:0191 2006-02-01
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 RHSA-2006:0190 2006-02-01
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 (kernel) RHSA-2006:0140 2006-01-19
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