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[ Suresec Advisories ] - Linux kernel ia32 compatibility (ia64/x86-64) race condition
From: Suresec Advisories <advisories () suresec org>
Date: Mon, 11 Jul 2005 08:26:21 +0200

Suresec Security Advisory  - #00004
10/07/05

Linux kernel ia32 compatibility race condition Advisory: http://www.suresec.org/advisories/adv4.pdf <http://www.suresec.org/advisories/adv3.pdf>

Description:

A race condition vulnerability has been found in the ia32 compatibility execve() systemcall. The race condition may lead to heap corruption.

Risk:

Exploitation of this vulnerability may results in panics, oopses or in the worst case code exection at ring 0.

Credit:

The vulnerability was discovered by Ilja van Sprundel.


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