CVE-2007-0773

Impact:
Important
Public Date:
2007-06-22
Bugzilla:
243252: CVE-2007-0773 lost fput in a 32-bit ioctl on 64-bit x86 systems

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The Linux kernel before 2.6.9-42.0.8 in Red Hat 4.4 allows local users to cause a denial of service (kernel OOPS from null dereference) via fput in a 32-bit ioctl on 64-bit x86 systems, an incomplete fix of CVE-2005-3044.1.

Find out more about CVE-2007-0773 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (kernel) RHSA-2007:0488 2007-06-25

Acknowledgements

Red Hat would like to thank the SWsoft Virtuozzo/OpenVZ Linux kernel team for reporting this issue.
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