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Security Advisory - Linux kernel - CVE-2008-1615

Released: Jul 8, 2008     Updated: Jul 8, 2008


Linux kernel 2.6.18, and possibly other versions, when running on AMD64 architectures, allows local users to cause a denial of service (crash) via certain ptrace calls. IDENTIFIER = WIND00123753

Product Version

Linux Platforms 2.0, Linux Platforms 1.x


Installation Notes

Installation Notes is for 1.4 is for 1.5 is for 2.0

1. Unzip the patch under [install_dir]/updates

2. Install the patch CD by entering the patch CD directory and run setup_linux.

3. This is a source only patch so you will have to build the kernel

4. Issue a make fs and make the kernel in a configured directory.

5. Upload the kernel and rootfs into the target and boot it up.

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