CVE-2007-3848

LOW

Description

Linux kernel 2.4.35 and other versions allows local users to send arbitrary signals to a child process that is running at higher privileges by causing a setuid-root parent process to die, which delivers an attacker-controlled parent process death signal (PR_SET_PDEATHSIG).

References

http://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2007-3848

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-02/msg00002.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-03/msg00007.html

http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=118711306802632&w=2

http://marc.info/?l=openwall-announce&m=118710356812637&w=2

http://secunia.com/advisories/26450

http://secunia.com/advisories/26500

http://secunia.com/advisories/26643

http://secunia.com/advisories/26651

http://secunia.com/advisories/26664

http://secunia.com/advisories/27212

http://secunia.com/advisories/27227

http://secunia.com/advisories/27322

http://secunia.com/advisories/27436

http://secunia.com/advisories/27747

http://secunia.com/advisories/27913

http://secunia.com/advisories/28806

http://secunia.com/advisories/29058

http://secunia.com/advisories/29570

http://secunia.com/advisories/33280

http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2007-474.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.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.22.4

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:195

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

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

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0939.html

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0940.html

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-1049.html

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0787.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/476464/100/0/threaded

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/476538/100/0/threaded

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/476677/100/0/threaded

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/476803/100/0/threaded

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/25387

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-508-1

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-509-1

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

https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1648

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10120

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2007-08-14

Updated: 2018-10-15

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 1.9

Vector: (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 3.4

Severity: LOW