CVE-2012-0028

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Date: June 21, 2012

The robust futex implementation in the Linux kernel before 2.6.28 does not properly handle processes that make exec system calls, which allows local users to cause a denial of service or possibly gain privileges by writing to a memory location in a child process.

Language: C

Severity Score

Severity Score

Weakness Type (CWE)

Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control

CWE-264

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CVSS v2

Base Score:
Access Vector (AV): LOCAL
Access Complexity (AC): LOW
Authentication (AU): NONE
Confidentiality (C): COMPLETE
Integrity (I): COMPLETE
Availability (A): COMPLETE
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