CVE-2008-3527

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Description

arch/i386/kernel/sysenter.c in the Virtual Dynamic Shared Objects (vDSO) implementation in the Linux kernel before 2.6.21 does not properly check boundaries, which allows local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service via unspecified vectors, related to the install_special_mapping, syscall, and syscall32_nopage functions.

References

http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=7d91d531900bfa1165d445390b3b13a8013f98f7

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

http://secunia.com/advisories/32485

http://secunia.com/advisories/32759

http://secunia.com/advisories/33180

http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1687

http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.21

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0957.html

http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1021137

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=460251

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10602

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2008-11-05

Updated: 2017-09-29

Type: CWE-264

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 4.6

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

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: MEDIUM

Tenable Plugins

View all (7 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
67758Oracle Linux 5 : kernel (ELSA-2008-0957)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
high
60488Scientific Linux Security Update : kernel on SL5.x i386/x86_64NessusScientific Linux Local Security Checks
high
43713CentOS 5 : kernel (CESA-2008:0957)NessusCentOS Local Security Checks
high
35174Debian DSA-1687-1 : linux-2.6 - denial of service/privilege escalationNessusDebian Local Security Checks
high
34755openSUSE 10 Security Update : kernel (kernel-5751)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
34690RHEL 5 : kernel (RHSA-2008:0957)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
high
801458CentOS RHSA-2008-0957 Security CheckLog Correlation EngineGeneric
high