CVE-2007-5966

HIGH

Description

Integer overflow in the hrtimer_start function in kernel/hrtimer.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.23.10 allows local users to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (panic) via a large relative timeout value. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.

References

http://kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.23.10

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

http://secunia.com/advisories/28088

http://secunia.com/advisories/28105

http://secunia.com/advisories/28141

http://secunia.com/advisories/28706

http://secunia.com/advisories/28806

http://secunia.com/advisories/31628

http://secunia.com/advisories/36131

http://secunia.com/advisories/37471

http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1436

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:112

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0585.html

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-1193.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/485282/100/0/threaded

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/507985/100/0/threaded

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/26880

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-574-1

http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2009-0016.html

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/4225

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/3316

https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2038

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10774

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A8125

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2007-12-20

Updated: 2018-10-15

Type: CWE-189

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