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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
Description Last Modified:  07/24/2008
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.2 HIGH
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
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
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

Technical Details

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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