CVE-2007-4130

HIGH

Description

The Linux kernel 2.6.9 before 2.6.9-67 in Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 4 on Itanium (ia64) does not properly handle page faults during NUMA memory access, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (panic) via invalid arguments to set_mempolicy in an MPOL_BIND operation.

References

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2008-0055.html

http://secunia.com/advisories/28748

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/27556

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=179665

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11437

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2008-02-05

Updated: 2017-09-29

Type: CWE-20

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.2

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

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: HIGH