CVE-2008-1514 Detail

Current Description

arch/s390/kernel/ptrace.c in Linux kernel 2.6.9, and other versions before 2.6.27-rc6, on s390 platforms allows local users to cause a denial of service (kernel panic) via the user-area-padding test from the ptrace testsuite in 31-bit mode, which triggers an invalid dereference.


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Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement fromRed Hat (05/19/2009)

This issue did not affect the versions of Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 5, and Red Hat Enterprise MRG. It was addressed in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 via: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2008-0972.html

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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=3d6e48f43340343d97839eadb1ab7b6a3ea98797 Patch 
http://kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.26.6 Vendor Advisory 
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-10/msg00007.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2008-0972.html
http://sourceware.org/systemtap/wiki/utrace/tests Exploit 
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1653 Patch 
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1655 Patch 
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31177 Exploit  Patch 
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=438147 Exploit 
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/41501
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9555

Weakness Enumeration

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

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-1514
NVD Published Date:
03/25/2008
NVD Last Modified:
09/28/2017
Source:
MITRE