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CVE-2008-5701 Detail

Current Description

Array index error in arch/mips/kernel/scall64-o32.S in the Linux kernel before 2.6.28-rc8 on 64-bit MIPS platforms allows local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) via an o32 syscall with a small syscall number, which leads to an attempted read operation outside the bounds of the syscall table.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  12/22/2008
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.7 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4


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

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (05/14/2009)

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4, 5 or Red Hat Enterprise MRG. Red Hat does not provide support for the Linux kernel on the MIPS architecture.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/stable/linux-2.6.27.y.git;a=commit;h=e807f9574e37a3f202e677feaaad1b7c5d2c0db8 Vendor Advisory
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/12/09/1 Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1787 Third Party Advisory
http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1794 Third Party Advisory
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/testing/ChangeLog-2.6.28-rc8 Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/32716 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/47190 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry

Technical Details

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-5701
NVD Published Date:
12/22/2008
NVD Last Modified:
11/08/2018