Linux Kernel 32 Bit Ptrace Emulation Full Kernel Rights Vulnerability

Solution:
Mandrake has released an advisory (MDKSA-2004:015) with fixes to address this issue. Please see the referenced advisory for more information.

SuSE has released advisory SuSE-SA:2004:003 as well as updates dealing with this issue.

Red Hat has released an advisory FEDORA-2004-063 for Fedora Core 1. Please see the referenced advisory for more information.

Gentoo has released an advisory GLSA-200402-06 to address this issue. Please see the referenced advisory for more information. Gentoo users may carry out the following commands to obtain fixes:

emerge sync
emerge -pv your-favorite-sources
emerge your-favorite-sources

Follow usual procedures for compiling and installing a kernel.
If you use genkernel, run genkernel as you would do normally.

Mandrake has released an updated advisory MDKSA-2004:015-1 to address this and other issues. Please see the referenced advisory for more information.


Redhat Fedora Core1

Linux kernel 2.4.21


 

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