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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-5001

Original release date: 05/07/2008
Last revised: 03/07/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Linux kernel before 2.4.21 allows local users to cause a denial of service (kernel panic) via asynchronous input or output on a FIFO special file.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.9 (MEDIUM) (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

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External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 30110
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 31246
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=326251
External Source: BID
Name: 29083
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 44987
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:0211
External Source: XF
Name: linux-kernel-fifo-dos(42273)
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-2222
External Source: MLIST
Name: [Security-announce] 20080728 VMSA-2008-00011 Updated ESX service console packages for Samba and vmnix
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11329

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11329
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)
  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)