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CVE-2008-0007 Detail

Current Description

Linux kernel before 2.6.22.17, when using certain drivers that register a fault handler that does not perform range checks, allows local users to access kernel memory via an out-of-range offset.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.2 HIGH
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Provides administrator access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-02/msg00002.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-03/msg00007.html
http://lists.vmware.com/pipermail/security-announce/2008/000023.html
http://lkml.org/lkml/2008/2/6/457 Exploit
http://securitytracker.com/id?1019357
http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0048
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1503
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1504
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1565
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.22.17 Exploit
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.24.1
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:044
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:072
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:112
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:174
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0211.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0233.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0237.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0787.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/487808/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/27686
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/27705
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-618-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0445/references
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2222/references
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9412

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

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)
2.6.22.16


Change History

3 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-0007
NVD Published Date:
02/07/2008
NVD Last Modified:
10/15/2018