CVE-2007-5966 Detail

Current Description

Integer overflow in the hrtimer_start function in kernel/hrtimer.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.23.10 allows local users to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (panic) via a large relative timeout value. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.


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Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement fromRed Hat (08/05/2009)

This issue did not affect the versions of Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, and 4. It was addressed in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and Red Hat Enterprise MRG via https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-1193.html, and https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2008-0585.html respectively.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.23.10
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-02/msg00002.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1436
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:112
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0585.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-1193.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/485282/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/507985/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/26880 Patch 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-574-1
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2009-0016.html
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/4225
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/3316
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2038
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10774
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A8125

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-189 Numeric Errors cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-5966
NVD Published Date:
12/19/2007
NVD Last Modified:
10/15/2018
Source:
MITRE