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CVE-2006-3626

Published: 18 July 2006

Race condition in Linux kernel 2.6.17.4 and earlier allows local users to gain root privileges by using prctl with PR_SET_DUMPABLE in a way that causes /proc/self/environ to become setuid root.

Priority

Unknown

Status

Package Release Status
linux-source-2.6.15
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
dapper
Released (2.6.15-29.58)
edgy Does not exist

feisty Does not exist

upstream Needs triage

linux-source-2.6.17
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
dapper Does not exist

edgy
Released (2.6.17.1-12.40)
feisty Does not exist

upstream Needs triage