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CVE-2007-2875 Detail

Current Description

Integer underflow in the cpuset_tasks_read function in the Linux kernel before 2.6.20.13, and 2.6.21.x before 2.6.21.4, when the cpuset filesystem is mounted, allows local users to obtain kernel memory contents by using a large offset when reading the /dev/cpuset/tasks file.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 2.1 LOW
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.20.13 Vendor Advisory
http://kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.21.4 Vendor Advisory
http://labs.idefense.com/intelligence/vulnerabilities/display.php?id=541 Broken Link
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1363 Third Party Advisory
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:171 Third Party Advisory
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:196 Third Party Advisory
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_53_kernel.html Third Party Advisory
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0705.html Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/24389 Patch Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1018211 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-486-1 Third Party Advisory
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-489-1 Third Party Advisory
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-510-1 Third Party Advisory
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/2105 Third Party Advisory
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/34779 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9251 Third Party 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:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (excluding)
2.6.20.13
 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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From (including)
2.6.21
Up to (excluding)
2.6.21.4

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:3.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 3 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:6.06:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:6.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:7.04:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-2875
NVD Published Date:
06/11/2007
NVD Last Modified:
10/19/2018