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[ Suresec Advisories ] - Linux kernel ia32 compatibility (ia64/x86-64) race condition
From: Suresec Advisories (advisoriessuresec.org)
Date: Mon Jul 11 2005 - 01:26:21 CDT
Suresec Security Advisory - #00004
Linux kernel ia32 compatibility race condition
Advisory: http://www.suresec.org/advisories/adv4.pdf <http://www.suresec.org/advisories/adv3.pdf>
A race condition vulnerability has been found in the ia32 compatibility
execve() systemcall. The race condition may lead to heap corruption.
Exploitation of this vulnerability may results in panics, oopses or
in the worst case code exection at ring 0.
The vulnerability was discovered by Ilja van Sprundel.