CVE Vulnerabilities

CVE-2004-0491

Published: Dec 31, 2004 | Modified: Oct 11, 2017
CVSS 3.x
N/A
Source:
NVD
CVSS 2.x
2.1 LOW
AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
RedHat/V2
RedHat/V3
Ubuntu

The linux-2.4.21-mlock.patch in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 does not properly maintain the mlock page count when one process unlocks pages that belong to another process, which allows local users to mlock more memory than specified by the rlimit.

Affected Software

Name Vendor Start Version End Version
Enterprise_linux Redhat 3.0 3.0
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 RedHat kernel-0:2.4.21-32.0.1.EL *

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