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CVE-2008-5029 Detail

Description

The __scm_destroy function in net/core/scm.c in the Linux kernel 2.6.27.4, 2.6.26, and earlier makes indirect recursive calls to itself through calls to the fput function, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (panic) via vectors related to sending an SCM_RIGHTS message through a UNIX domain socket and closing file descriptors.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  11/10/2008

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.9 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


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

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2009-01/0006.html
http://darkircop.org/unix.c Exploit
http://kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.4/ChangeLog-2.4.36.9
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-12/msg00001.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-01/msg00006.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-01/msg00010.html
http://marc.info/?l=linux-netdev&m=122593044330973&w=2
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/4573
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1681
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1687
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:234
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/11/06/1
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-0009.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-0014.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-0225.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/499700/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/499744/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/512019/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/32154 Patch
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/33079
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1021292
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1021511
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-679-1
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=470201
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/46538
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11694
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9558
https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-1550.html

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11694
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11694
Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9558
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9558

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.2.27:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22.14:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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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:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-5029
NVD Published Date:
11/10/2008
NVD Last Modified:
10/11/2018