CVE-2008-2812

HIGH

Description

The Linux kernel before 2.6.25.10 does not properly perform tty operations, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly gain privileges via vectors involving NULL pointer dereference of function pointers in (1) hamradio/6pack.c, (2) hamradio/mkiss.c, (3) irda/irtty-sir.c, (4) ppp_async.c, (5) ppp_synctty.c, (6) slip.c, (7) wan/x25_asy.c, and (8) wireless/strip.c in drivers/net/.

References

http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/stable/linux-2.6.25.y.git;a=commitdiff;h=2a739dd53ad7ee010ae6e155438507f329dce788

http://kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.25.10

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-07/msg00007.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-07/msg00009.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-07/msg00012.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-10/msg00000.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-10/msg00003.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-10/msg00008.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-11/msg00001.html

http://secunia.com/advisories/30982

http://secunia.com/advisories/31048

http://secunia.com/advisories/31202

http://secunia.com/advisories/31229

http://secunia.com/advisories/31341

http://secunia.com/advisories/31551

http://secunia.com/advisories/31614

http://secunia.com/advisories/31685

http://secunia.com/advisories/32103

http://secunia.com/advisories/32370

http://secunia.com/advisories/32759

http://secunia.com/advisories/33201

http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2008-365.htm

http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1630

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/07/03/2

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0612.html

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0665.html

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0973.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/30076

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2063/references

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/43687

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11632

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A6633

https://usn.ubuntu.com/637-1/

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2008-07-09

Updated: 2018-10-30

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