CVE-ID

CVE-2005-0937

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Description
Some futex functions in futex.c for Linux kernel 2.6.x perform get_user calls while holding the mmap_sem semaphore, which could allow local users to cause a deadlock condition in do_page_fault by triggering get_user faults while another thread is executing mmap or other functions.
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Date Entry Created
20050330 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.
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Assigned (20050330)
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