CVE-2007-2878 Detail

Current Description

The VFAT compat ioctls in the Linux kernel before 2.6.21.2, when run on a 64-bit system, allow local users to corrupt a kernel_dirent struct and cause a denial of service (system crash) via unknown vectors.


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Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement fromRed Hat (10/18/2007)

This issue did not affect the versions of the Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 or 3.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2007-474.htm
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1479
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.21.2
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0705.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0939.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/24134 Exploit  Patch 
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/2007/2023
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/34669
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11674

Weakness Enumeration

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-2878
NVD Published Date:
05/29/2007
NVD Last Modified:
10/10/2017
Source:
MITRE