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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      Last Modified:  09/26/2007

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-5087
Original release date:
09/26/2007
Last revised:
03/07/2011
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
4.9 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
6.9
Exploitability Subscore:
3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Locally exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
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 Type Source Name
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/stable/linux-2.4.35.y.git;a=commitdiff;h=b7ae15e7707050baafe5a35e3d4f2d175197d222 External Source MISC 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 External Source CONFIRM http://kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.4/ChangeLog-2.4.35.3
http://lwn.net/Articles/251162/ External Source CONFIRM http://lwn.net/Articles/251162/
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/25798 External Source BID 25798
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/3246 External Source VUPEN ADV-2007-3246

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

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

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