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CVE-2007-6712 Detail

Current Description

Integer overflow in the hrtimer_forward function (hrtimer.c) in Linux kernel 2.6.21-rc4, when running on 64-bit systems, allows local users to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via a timer with a large expiry value, which causes the timer to always be expired.

Source:  MITRE
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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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/chris/linux-2.6.git;a=commitdiff;h=13788ccc41ceea5893f9c747c59bc0b28f2416c2
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-06/msg00006.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1588
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0275.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0585.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29294
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-625-1
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/41827
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9210

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:kernel:linux_kernel:2.6.21_rc4:*:x64:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-6712
NVD Published Date:
04/12/2008
NVD Last Modified:
09/28/2017