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CVE-2008-3247 Detail

Current Description

The LDT implementation in the Linux kernel 2.6.25.x before 2.6.25.11 on x86_64 platforms uses an incorrect size for ldt_desc, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly gain privileges via unspecified vectors.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  07/24/2008      View Analysis Description

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-3247
Original release date:
07/24/2008
Last revised:
08/07/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
7.2 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
10.0
Exploitability Subscore:
3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Locally exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (07/30/2008)

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

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/stable/linux-2.6.25.y.git;a=commit;h=74454a6a286bfce4bb23d89bd465f856fa6a6e19 External Source CONFIRM http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/stable/linux-2.6.25.y.git;a=commit;h=74454a6a286bfce4bb23d89bd465f856fa6a6e19
http://kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.26 External Source CONFIRM http://kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.26
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-07/msg00009.html Patch External Source SUSE SUSE-SA:2008:037
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.25.11 External Source CONFIRM http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.25.11
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/30351 External Source BID 30351
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020544 External Source SECTRACK 1020544
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/43979 External Source XF linux-kernel-ldt-dos(43979)

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