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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
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: N/A
NVD score not yet provided.

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
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
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-07/msg00009.html Patch
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.25.11
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/30351
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020544
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/43979

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-119 Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25:*:x86_64:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.1:*:x86_64:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.2:*:x86_64:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.3:*:x86_64:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.4:*:x86_64:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.5:*:x86_64:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.6:*:x86_64:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.7:*:x86_64:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.8:*:x86_64:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.9:*:x86_64:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.10:*:x86_64:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.11:*:x86_64:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.12:*:x86_64:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-3247
NVD Published Date:
07/24/2008
NVD Last Modified:
08/07/2017