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Fedora RedHat Vulnerabilty Released

Published: 2013-02-16
Last Updated: 2013-02-16 23:22:44 UTC
by Lorna Hutcheson (Version: 1)
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RedHat released a vulnerability today impacting PTRACE_SETREGS.  The release simply states: "A race conditon in ptrace can lead to kernel stack corruption and arbitrary kernel-mode code execution. A local unprivileged user could use this flaw to elavate his privileges."  It is being tracked as CVE-2013-0871.  A PoC was also posted at  According to the advisory, it impacts all Fedora versions.

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