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CVE-2007-3739 Detail

Current Description

mm/mmap.c in the hugetlb kernel, when run on PowerPC systems, does not prevent stack expansion from entering into reserved kernel page memory, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (OOPS) via unspecified vectors.

Source:  MITRE
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CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

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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.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lkml.org/lkml/2007/1/29/180
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2007-474.htm
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1378
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1504
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0705.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0939.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-1049.html
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-518-1
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=253313
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/36592
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11455

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-399 Resource Management Errors NIST  
CWE-119 Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:5.0::client
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 cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:5.0::server
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Running on/with
 cpe:/h:apple:powerpc
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-3739
NVD Published Date:
09/13/2007
NVD Last Modified:
09/28/2017