Bug 1161116 (CVE-2007-4774)

Summary: VUL-1: CVE-2007-4774: kernel-source: race condition can can wake up a PTRACED process.
Product: [Novell Products] SUSE Security Incidents Reporter: Alexandros Toptsoglou <atoptsoglou>
Component: IncidentsAssignee: E-mail List <kernel-maintainers>
Status: RESOLVED INVALID QA Contact: Security Team bot <security-team>
Severity: Minor    
Priority: P5 - None CC: smash_bz
Version: unspecified   
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Hardware: Other   
OS: Other   
URL: https://smash.suse.de/issue/67133/
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Description Alexandros Toptsoglou 2020-01-16 15:59:23 UTC
CVE-2007-4774

The Linux kernel before 2.4.36-rc1 has a race condition. It was possible to
bypass systrace policies by flooding the ptraced process with SIGCONT signals,
which can can wake up a PTRACED process.

References:
http://web.nvd.nist.gov/view/vuln/detail?vulnId=CVE-2007-4774
http://people.canonical.com/~ubuntu-security/cve/2007/CVE-2007-4774.html
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-4774
https://osdn.net/projects/linux-kernel-docs/scm/git/linux-2.4.36/listCommit?skip=60
http://taviso.decsystem.org/research.html
Comment 1 Alexandros Toptsoglou 2020-01-16 16:00:18 UTC
We are not affected by this issue all codestreams ship a higher than the affected version.