CVE-2008-1367 Detail

Current Description

gcc 4.3.x does not generate a cld instruction while compiling functions used for string manipulation such as memcpy and memmove on x86 and i386, which can prevent the direction flag (DF) from being reset in violation of ABI conventions and cause data to be copied in the wrong direction during signal handling in the Linux kernel, which might allow context-dependent attackers to trigger memory corruption. NOTE: this issue was originally reported for CPU consumption in SBCL.


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Hyperlink Resource
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=469058
http://gcc.gnu.org/ml/gcc-patches/2008-03/msg00417.html
http://gcc.gnu.org/ml/gcc-patches/2008-03/msg00428.html
http://gcc.gnu.org/ml/gcc-patches/2008-03/msg00432.html
http://gcc.gnu.org/ml/gcc-patches/2008-03/msg00499.html
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=e40cd10ccff3d9fbffd57b93780bee4b7b9bff51
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-06/msg00006.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-07/msg00000.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-07/msg00002.html
http://lists.vmware.com/pipermail/security-announce/2008/000023.html
http://lkml.org/lkml/2008/3/5/207 Exploit 
http://lwn.net/Articles/272048/#Comments
http://marc.info/?l=git-commits-head&m=120492000901739&w=2
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2008-0508.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0211.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0233.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29084
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2222/references
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=437312
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/41340
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11108

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-399 Resource Management Errors cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-1367
NVD Published Date:
03/17/2008
NVD Last Modified:
09/28/2017
Source:
MITRE