The load_flat_shared_library function in fs/binfmt_flat.c in the flat
subsystem in the Linux kernel before 2.6.31-rc6 allows local users to
cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash)
or possibly have unspecified other impact by executing a shared flat
binary, which triggers an access of an "uninitialized cred pointer."
Note:References are provided for the convenience of the reader to help distinguish between vulnerabilities. The list is not intended to be complete.
MLIST:[linux-kernel] 20090622 Fix for shared flat binary format in 2.6.30
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