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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
Description Last Modified:  10/04/2007

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.7 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
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.

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://tree.celinuxforum.org/gitstat/commit-detail.php?commit=856fc29505556cf263f3dcda2533cf3766c14ab6
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1381
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1504
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
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:008
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:105
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0940.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/25904 Patch
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-558-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-578-1
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/36925
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10451

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

Technical Details

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-4133
NVD Published Date:
10/04/2007
NVD Last Modified:
09/28/2017