Linux kernel 2.4.x and 2.6.x up to 2.6.16 allows local users to bypass
IPC permissions and modify a readonly attachment of shared memory by
using mprotect to give write permission to the attachment. NOTE: some
original raw sources combined this issue with CVE-2006-1524, but they
are different bugs.
Note:References are provided for the convenience of the reader to help distinguish between vulnerabilities. The list is not intended to be complete.
BUGTRAQ:20061113 VMSA-2006-0006 - VMware ESX Server 2.5.3 Upgrade Patch 4
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