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CVE-2007-5087 Detail

Description

The ATM module in the Linux kernel before 2.4.35.3, when CLIP support is enabled, allows local users to cause a denial of service (kernel panic) by reading /proc/net/atm/arp before the CLIP module has been loaded.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  09/26/2007

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.9 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
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 (09/28/2007)

Not vulnerable. These issues did not affect the versions of the Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4, or 5.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/stable/linux-2.4.35.y.git;a=commitdiff;h=b7ae15e7707050baafe5a35e3d4f2d175197d222
http://kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.4/ChangeLog-2.4.35.3
http://lwn.net/Articles/251162/
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/25798
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/3246

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)

Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-5087
NVD Published Date:
09/26/2007
NVD Last Modified:
03/07/2011