|Date: (C)2009-07-05 (M)2017-10-04|
|CVSS Score: 4.9||Access Vector: LOCAL|
|Exploitability Subscore: 3.9||Access Complexity: LOW|
|Impact Subscore: 6.9||Authentication: NONE|
| ||Confidentiality: NONE|
| ||Integrity: NONE|
| ||Availability: COMPLETE|
The ptrace_start function in kernel/ptrace.c in the Linux kernel 2.6.18 does not properly handle simultaneous execution of the do_coredump function, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (deadlock) via vectors involving the ptrace system call and a coredumping thread.