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CVE-2007-3848 Detail

Description

Linux kernel 2.4.35 and other versions allows local users to send arbitrary signals to a child process that is running at higher privileges by causing a setuid-root parent process to die, which delivers an attacker-controlled parent process death signal (PR_SET_PDEATHSIG).

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  08/14/2007

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 1.9 LOW
Vector: (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2007-3848
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-02/msg00002.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-03/msg00007.html
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=118711306802632&w=2
http://marc.info/?l=openwall-announce&m=118710356812637&w=2
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2007-474.htm
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1356
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1503
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1504
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.22.4
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:195
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:196
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_53_kernel.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0939.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0940.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-1049.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0787.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/476464/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/476538/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/476677/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/476803/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/25387
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://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1648
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10120

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10120
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10120

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-3848
NVD Published Date:
08/14/2007
NVD Last Modified:
09/28/2017