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CVE-2007-3850 Detail

Current Description

The eHCA driver in Linux kernel 2.6 before 2.6.22, when running on PowerPC, does not properly map userspace resources, which allows local users to read portions of physical address space.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

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


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=721151d004dcf01a71b12bb6b893f9160284cf6e Patch
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2007-0940.html Patch
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/26161
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10793

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
2.6.21
Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:h:apple:powerpc:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-3850
NVD Published Date:
10/23/2007
NVD Last Modified:
09/28/2017