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CVE-2007-3513 Detail

Description

The lcd_write function in drivers/usb/misc/usblcd.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.22-rc7 does not limit the amount of memory used by a caller, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory consumption).

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  07/03/2007

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-3513
Original release date:
07/03/2007
Last revised:
09/28/2017
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

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, 3, or 4.

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1356 External Source DEBIAN DSA-1356
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/testing/ChangeLog-2.6.22-rc7 External Source CONFIRM http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/testing/ChangeLog-2.6.22-rc7
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:195 External Source MANDRIVA MDKSA-2007:195
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:196 External Source MANDRIVA MDKSA-2007:196
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_51_kernel.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SA:2007:051
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_53_kernel.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SA:2007:053
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0940.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2007:0940
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/24734 External Source BID 24734
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-489-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-489-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-509-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-509-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-510-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-510-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/2403 External Source VUPEN ADV-2007-2403
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/35302 External Source XF kernel-lcdwrite-dos(35302)
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9883 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9883

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9883
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9883

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