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
Note:References are provided for the convenience of the reader to help distinguish between vulnerabilities. The list is not intended to be complete.
Disclaimer: The entry creation date may reflect when
the CVE-ID was allocated or reserved, and does not
necessarily indicate when this vulnerability was
discovered, shared with the affected vendor, publicly
disclosed, or updated in CVE.
This is an entry on the CVE
list, which standardizes names for security