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CVE-2007-2525 Detail

Current Description

Memory leak in the PPP over Ethernet (PPPoE) socket implementation in the Linux kernel before 2.6.21-git8 allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) by creating a socket using connect, and releasing it before the PPPIOCGCHAN ioctl is initialized.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.9 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/snapshots/patch-2.6.21-git8.log Patch
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2007-0488.html Vendor Advisory
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2007-287.htm
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1356
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1503
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1504
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:171
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:196
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:216
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_51_kernel.html
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_53_kernel.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/23870
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-486-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-489-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-510-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/1703 Vendor Advisory
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/34150
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10594
https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2007-0376.html Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:git7:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
2.6.21


Change History

3 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-2525
NVD Published Date:
05/08/2007
NVD Last Modified:
10/10/2017