Vulnerability Details : CVE-2005-2708

The search_binary_handler function in exec.c in Linux 2.4 kernel on 64-bit x86 architectures does not check a return code for a particular function call when virtual memory is low, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (panic), as demonstrated by running a process using the bash ulimit -v command.
Vulnerability category: Denial of service
Published 2005-10-25 18:02:00
Updated 2018-10-19 15:33:22
Source Red Hat, Inc.
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2005-2708

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days: 0.06%

Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less: ~ 24 % EPSS Score History EPSS FAQ

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