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

Tenable Plugins

View all (18 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
89117VMware ESX / ESXi Multiple Vulnerabilities (VMSA-2009-0016) (remote check)NessusMisc.
critical
79461OracleVM 2.1 : kernel (OVMSA-2009-0017)NessusOracleVM Local Security Checks
high
67904Oracle Linux 5 : kernel (ELSA-2009-1193)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
high
63915RHEL 5 : kernel (RHSA-2010:0079)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
critical
60634Scientific Linux Security Update : kernel for SL 5.x on i386/x86_64NessusScientific Linux Local Security Checks
high
59126SuSE 10 Security Update : Linux kernel (ZYPP Patch Number 4938)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
43773CentOS 5 : kernel (CESA-2009:1193)NessusCentOS Local Security Checks
high
42870VMSA-2009-0016 : VMware vCenter and ESX update release and vMA patch release address multiple security issues in third party components.NessusVMware ESX Local Security Checks
critical
40487RHEL 5 : kernel (RHSA-2009:1193)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
high
36852Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : kernel (MDVSA-2008:112)NessusMandriva Local Security Checks
high
30250openSUSE 10 Security Update : kernel (kernel-4970)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
30249SuSE 10 Security Update : Linux kernel (ZYPP Patch Number 4935)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
30183Ubuntu 6.10 / 7.04 / 7.10 : linux-source-2.6.17/20/22 vulnerabilities (USN-574-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
high
30144openSUSE 10 Security Update : kernel (kernel-4943)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
30143openSUSE 10 Security Update : kernel (kernel-4941)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
30142openSUSE 10 Security Update : kernel (kernel-4929)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
29756Debian DSA-1436-1 : linux-2.6 - several vulnerabilitiesNessusDebian Local Security Checks
high
801471CentOS RHSA-2009-1193 Security CheckLog Correlation EngineGeneric
high