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CVE-2007-6716 Detail

Description

fs/direct-io.c in the dio subsystem in the Linux kernel before 2.6.23 does not properly zero out the dio struct, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (OOPS), as demonstrated by a certain fio test.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  09/04/2008

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.7 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=848c4dd5153c7a0de55470ce99a8e13a63b4703f
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-10/msg00000.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-10/msg00007.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-10/msg00008.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-11/msg00001.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-12/msg00000.html
http://lkml.org/lkml/2007/7/30/448
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2008-0972.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1653
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.23
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:220
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/09/04/1
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0885.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31515
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-659-1
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=461082 Patch
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10053

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10053
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10053

Technical Details

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Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-6716
NVD Published Date:
09/04/2008
NVD Last Modified:
09/28/2017