CVE-ID

CVE-2005-3784

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Description
The auto-reap of child processes in Linux kernel 2.6 before 2.6.15 includes processes with ptrace attached, which leads to a dangling ptrace reference and allows local users to cause a denial of service (crash) and gain root privileges.
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Date Entry Created
20051123 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.
Phase (Legacy)
Assigned (20051123)
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Proposed (Legacy)
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