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CVE-2007-0771 Detail

Current Description

The utrace support in Linux kernel 2.6.18, and other versions, allows local users to cause a denial of service (system hang) related to "MT exec + utrace_attach spin failure mode," as demonstrated by ptrace-thrash.c.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  05/02/2007      View Analysis Description

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-0771
Original release date:
05/02/2007
Last revised:
10/10/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
4.9 MEDIUM
Vector:
(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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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://securitytracker.com/id?1017979 External Source SECTRACK 1017979
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0169.html Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source REDHAT RHSA-2007:0169
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/23720 External Source BID 23720
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=227952 External Source CONFIRM https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=227952
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=228816 External Source CONFIRM https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=228816
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/34128 External Source XF kernel-utracesupport-dos(34128)
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9447 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9447

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9447
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9447

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