CVE-2008-3535 Detail

Current Description

Off-by-one error in the iov_iter_advance function in mm/filemap.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.27-rc2 allows local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) via a certain sequence of file I/O operations with readv and writev, as demonstrated by testcases/kernel/fs/ftest/ftest03 from the Linux Test Project.


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Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement fromRed Hat (01/15/2009)

This issue did not affect the versions of Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4, and 5. It was addressed in Red Hat Enterprise MRG for RHEL-5 via: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2008-0857.html

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Hyperlink Resource
http://mirror.celinuxforum.org/gitstat/commit-detail.php?commit=94ad374a0751f40d25e22e036c37f7263569d24c Broken Link 
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1636 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/testing/ChangeLog-2.6.27-rc2 Broken Link 
http://www.lkml.org/lkml/2008/7/30/446 Exploit  Third Party Advisory 
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0857.html Third Party Advisory 
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31132 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-659-1 Third Party Advisory 
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/44492 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-193 Off-by-one Error cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-3535
NVD Published Date:
08/08/2008
NVD Last Modified:
07/31/2020
Source:
MITRE