Kuwait Linux User Group

Linuxreviews: New Kernel Crash-Exploit Discovered
Date: Monday, June 14, 2004 @ 20:08:38 EDT
Topic:


A bug lets a simple C program crash the kernel, effectively locking the whole system. Affects both 2.4.2x and 2.6.x kernels on the x86 architecture...

"Minor numbers are versions verified, this is just the top the iceberg: 

Linux 2.6.x 
2.6.7-rc2 
2.6.6 (vanilla) 
2.6.6-rc1 SMP (varified by blaise) 
2.6.6 SMP (verified by riven) 
2.6.5-gentoo (verified by RatiX) 
2.6.5-mm6 - (verified by Mariux) 
2.6.5 (fedora core 2 vanilla) 
Linux 2.4.2x 
2.4.26 vanilla 
2.4.26, grsecurity 2.0 config 
2.4.26-rc1 vanilla 
2.4.26-gentoo-r1 
2.4.22 
2.4.22-1.2188 Fedora FC1 Kernel 
2.4.18-bf2.4 (debian woody vanilla)..."

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