CVE-2008-6107 Detail

Current Description

The (1) sys32_mremap function in arch/sparc64/kernel/sys_sparc32.c, the (2) sparc_mmap_check function in arch/sparc/kernel/sys_sparc.c, and the (3) sparc64_mmap_check function in arch/sparc64/kernel/sys_sparc.c, in the Linux kernel before 2.6.25.4, omit some virtual-address range (aka span) checks when the mremap MREMAP_FIXED bit is not set, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (panic) via unspecified mremap calls, a related issue to CVE-2008-2137.


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Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (02/12/2009)

Not vulnerable. Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4, and 5 do not ship for the SPARC architecture.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://marc.info/?l=linux-kernel&m=121071103304610&w=2
http://securitytracker.com/id?1020120
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.25.4
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/33836
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-751-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1655/references
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/48710

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-399 Resource Management Errors cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-6107
NVD Published Date:
02/10/2009
NVD Last Modified:
08/07/2017
Source:
MITRE