CVE-2007-0771

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Impact:
Important
Public Date:
2007-02-12
Bugzilla:
227952: Tracing execution of a threaded executable causes kernel BUG report

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The utrace support in Linux kernel 2.6.18, and other versions, allows local users to cause a denial of service (system hang) related to "MT exec + utrace_attach spin failure mode," as demonstrated by ptrace-thrash.c.

Find out more about CVE-2007-0771 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (kernel) RHSA-2007:0169 2007-04-30
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