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431430: CVE-2008-1615 kernel: ptrace: Unprivileged crash on x86_64 %cs corruption

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Linux kernel 2.6.18, and possibly other versions, when running on AMD64 architectures, allows local users to cause a denial of service (crash) via certain ptrace calls.

Find out more about CVE-2008-1615 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (kernel) RHSA-2008:0237 2008-05-07
MRG Grid for RHEL 5 Server (kernel-rt) RHSA-2008:0585 2008-08-26
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (kernel) RHSA-2008:0275 2008-05-20
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