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CVE-2007-5500 Detail

Current Description

The wait_task_stopped function in the Linux kernel before 2.6.23.8 checks a TASK_TRACED bit instead of an exit_state value, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (machine crash) via unspecified vectors. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.

Source:  MITRE
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References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/stable/linux-2.6.23.y.git;a=commitdiff;h=36ef66c5d137b9a31fd8c35d236fb9e26ef74f97
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-03/msg00002.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-06/msg00006.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-07/msg00002.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2008-0055.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1428
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.23.8
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:008
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:044
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:112
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_63_kernel.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/26477 Patch
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-558-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-574-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-578-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/3902
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/38547
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1965
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9868
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2007-December/msg00032.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2007-December/msg00170.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2007-December/msg00302.html

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
NVD-CWE-Other Other NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
2.6.23.7


Change History

3 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-5500
NVD Published Date:
11/19/2007
NVD Last Modified:
09/28/2017