CVE-2005-3784

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Impact:
Important
Public Date:
2005-11-10
Bugzilla:
1617839: CVE-2005-3784 security flaw

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The auto-reap of child processes in Linux kernel 2.6 before 2.6.15 includes processes with ptrace attached, which leads to a dangling ptrace reference and allows local users to cause a denial of service (crash) and gain root privileges.

Find out more about CVE-2005-3784 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
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