CVE-2005-0403

high

Description

init_dev in tty_io.c in the Red Hat backport of NPTL to Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 does not properly clear controlling tty's in multi-threaded applications, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly gain tty access via unknown attack vectors that trigger an access of a pointer to a freed structure.

References

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=144059

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9435

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-293.html

Details

Source: Mitre, NVD

Published: 2005-09-01

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 7.2

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Severity: High