|Description||Race condition in the page fault handler (fault.c) for Linux kernel 2.2.x to 2.2.7, 2.4 to 2.4.29, and 2.6 to 2.6.10, when running on multiprocessor machines, allows local users to execute arbitrary code via concurrent threads that share the same virtual memory space and simultaneously request stack expansion.|
|Source||CVE (at NVD; LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)|
|References||DSA-1067-1, DSA-1069-1, DSA-1070-1, DSA-1082-1|
|NVD severity||medium (attack range: local)|
The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.
i386 and smp specific
- linux-2.6 <not-affected> (Fixed before upload into archive)