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CVE-2008-0010 Detail

Description

The copy_from_user_mmap_sem function in fs/splice.c in the Linux kernel 2.6.22 through 2.6.24 does not validate a certain userspace pointer before dereference, which allow local users to read from arbitrary kernel memory locations.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  02/12/2008

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 2.1 LOW
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (02/13/2008)

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of the Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4, or 5.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://isec.pl/vulnerabilities/isec-0026-vmsplice_to_kernel.txt Exploit
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1494
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.24.1 Exploit
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/487982/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/27704
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/27796
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0487/references
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/5093
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-February/msg00254.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-February/msg00255.html

Technical Details

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-0010
NVD Published Date:
02/12/2008
NVD Last Modified:
10/15/2018