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CVE-2005-3784

Published: 23 November 2005

The auto-reap of child processes in Linux kernel 2.6 before 2.6.15 includes processes with ptrace attached, which leads to a dangling ptrace reference and allows local users to cause a denial of service (crash) and gain root privileges.

Priority

Unknown

Status

Package Release Status
linux-source-2.6.12
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage