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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
ESB-2003.0766 -- OpenBSD Security Advisory
Exec header kernel panic
06 November 2003
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Operating System: OpenBSD 3.3
Impact: Denial of Service
Access Required: Existing Account
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A local user can cause a kernel panic using a specially crafted binary.
The kernel will attempt to allocate too much memory and panic.
The problem was reported by Georgi Guninski, see also
A fix has been committed to 3.3 and 3.4 -stable branches. Patches are
also available at
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