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CVE-2008-1669 - Aliphatic Fishing

Description

Linux kernel before 2.6.25.2 does not apply a certain protection mechanism for fcntl functionality which allows local users to (1) execute code in parallel or (2) exploit a race condition to obtain \re-ordered access to the descriptor table.\

Reference

http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.25.2 http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0211.html http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0233.html http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0237.html http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29076 http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0162 https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2518 http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.4/ChangeLog-2.4.36.4 http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1575 https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-May/msg00232.html https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-May/msg00294.html https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-May/msg00357.html http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:105 http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1019974 http://secunia.com/advisories/30077 http://secunia.com/advisories/30108 http://secunia.com/advisories/30260 http://secunia.com/advisories/30276 http://secunia.com/advisories/30252 http://secunia.com/advisories/30164 http://secunia.com/advisories/30515 http://secunia.com/advisories/30962 http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-07/msg00012.html http://secunia.com/advisories/30769 http://secunia.com/advisories/30818 http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:167 http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-06/msg00006.html http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-07/msg00007.html http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-07/msg00002.html http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-618-1 http://secunia.com/advisories/31246 http://lists.vmware.com/pipermail/security-announce/2008/000023.html http://secunia.com/advisories/30112 http://secunia.com/advisories/30110 http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:104 http://secunia.com/advisories/30116 http://secunia.com/advisories/30101 http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1452/references http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2222/references http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1451/references http://secunia.com/advisories/30982 https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/42242 https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10065 https://usn.ubuntu.com/614-1/ http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/491740/100/0/threaded