CVE-2007-2525

MEDIUM

Description

Memory leak in the PPP over Ethernet (PPPoE) socket implementation in the Linux kernel before 2.6.21-git8 allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) by creating a socket using connect, and releasing it before the PPPIOCGCHAN ioctl is initialized.

References

http://kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/snapshots/patch-2.6.21-git8.log

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2007-0488.html

http://secunia.com/advisories/25163

http://secunia.com/advisories/25700

http://secunia.com/advisories/25838

http://secunia.com/advisories/26133

http://secunia.com/advisories/26139

http://secunia.com/advisories/26289

http://secunia.com/advisories/26450

http://secunia.com/advisories/26620

http://secunia.com/advisories/26664

http://secunia.com/advisories/27227

http://secunia.com/advisories/29058

http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2007-287.htm

http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1356

http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1503

http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1504

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:171

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:196

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:216

http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_51_kernel.html

http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_53_kernel.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/23870

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-486-1

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-489-1

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-510-1

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/1703

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/34150

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10594

https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2007-0376.html

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2007-05-08

Updated: 2017-10-11

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.9

Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C

Impact Score: 6.9

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: MEDIUM