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[DSA438] DSA-438-1 linux-kernel-2.4.18-alpha+i386+powerpc

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-438-1 linux-kernel-2.4.18-alpha+i386+powerpc

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Paul Starzetz and Wojciech Purczynski of isec.pl href="http://isec.pl/vulnerabilities/isec-0014-mremap-unmap.txt">discovered a critical
security vulnerability in the memory management code of Linux inside
the mremap(2) system call. Due to missing function return value check
of internal functions a local attacker can gain root rights.
For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
version 2.4.18-14.2 of kernel-source, version 2.4.18-14 of alpha
images, version 2.4.18-12.2 of i386 images, version 2.4.18-5woody7
of i386bf images and version 2.4.18-1woody4 of powerpc images.
Other architectures will probably mentioned in a separate advisory or
are not affected (m68k).
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem is fixed in version
2.4.24-3 for source, i386 and alpha images and version 2.4.22-10 for
powerpc images.
This problem is also fixed in the upstream version of Linux 2.4.25 and
2.6.3.
We recommend that you upgrade your Linux kernel packages immediately.
Vulnerability matrix for CVE-2004-0077


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-438
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 9686

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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