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CVE-2007-3104 Detail

Current Description

The sysfs_readdir function in the Linux kernel 2.6, as used in Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 4.5 and other distributions, allows users to cause a denial of service (kernel OOPS) by dereferencing a null pointer to an inode in a dentry.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  06/26/2007
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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

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red 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.

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=242558
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2007-12/msg00001.html
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-1428
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0089.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/24631
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1018289
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-508-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-509-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-510-1
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11233

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11233
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11233

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-3104
NVD Published Date:
06/26/2007
NVD Last Modified:
10/10/2017