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CVE-2007-4133 Detail

Description

The (1) hugetlb_vmtruncate_list and (2) hugetlb_vmtruncate functions in fs/hugetlbfs/inode.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.19-rc4 perform certain prio_tree calculations using HPAGE_SIZE instead of PAGE_SIZE units, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (panic) via unspecified vectors.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  10/04/2007

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-4133
Original release date:
10/04/2007
Last revised:
09/28/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
4.7 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
6.9
Exploitability Subscore:
3.4
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Locally exploitable
Access Complexity:
Medium
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://tree.celinuxforum.org/gitstat/commit-detail.php?commit=856fc29505556cf263f3dcda2533cf3766c14ab6 External Source CONFIRM http://tree.celinuxforum.org/gitstat/commit-detail.php?commit=856fc29505556cf263f3dcda2533cf3766c14ab6
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1381 External Source DEBIAN DSA-1381
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1504 External Source DEBIAN DSA-1504
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/testing/ChangeLog-2.6.19-rc4 External Source CONFIRM http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/testing/ChangeLog-2.6.19-rc4
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:216 External Source MANDRIVA MDKSA-2007:216
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:008 External Source MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:008
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:105 External Source MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:105
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0940.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2007:0940
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/25904 Patch External Source BID 25904
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-558-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-558-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-578-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-578-1
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/36925 External Source XF kernel-hugetlbfs-dos(36925)
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10451 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10451

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10451
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10451

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