CVE-2008-3831

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Description

The i915 driver in (1) drivers/char/drm/i915_dma.c in the Linux kernel 2.6.24 on Debian GNU/Linux and (2) sys/dev/pci/drm/i915_drv.c in OpenBSD does not restrict the DRM_I915_HWS_ADDR ioctl to the Direct Rendering Manager (DRM) master, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory corruption) via a crafted ioctl call, related to absence of the DRM_MASTER and DRM_ROOT_ONLY flags in the ioctl's configuration.

References

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/openbsd/cvs/2008-10/0365.html

http://secunia.com/advisories/32315

http://secunia.com/advisories/32386

http://secunia.com/advisories/32709

http://secunia.com/advisories/32918

http://secunia.com/advisories/33182

http://secunia.com/advisories/33586

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/l/linux-2.6.24/linux-2.6.24_2.6.24-6~etchnhalf.6.diff.gz

http://securitytracker.com/id?1021065

http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-245846-1

http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0316

http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0316

http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1655

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:224

http://www.openbsd.org/cgi-bin/cvsweb/src/sys/dev/pci/drm/i915_drv.c

http://www.openbsd.org/cgi-bin/cvsweb/src/sys/dev/pci/drm/i915_drv.c.diff?r1=1.7;r2=1.8

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-1017.html

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-0009.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/498285/100/0/threaded

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31792

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-659-1

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-679-1

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11542

https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-October/msg00689.html

https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-October/msg00693.html

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2008-10-20

Updated: 2018-10-11

Type: CWE-399

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 4.7

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

Impact Score: 6.9

Exploitability Score: 3.4

Severity: MEDIUM

Tenable Plugins

View all (12 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
67772Oracle Linux 5 : kernel (ELSA-2008-1017)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
high
60508Scientific Linux Security Update : kernel on SL5.x i386/x86_64NessusScientific Linux Local Security Checks
high
43719CentOS 5 : kernel (CESA-2008:1017)NessusCentOS Local Security Checks
high
40011openSUSE Security Update : kernel (kernel-423)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
37851Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : kernel (MDVSA-2008:224-1)NessusMandriva Local Security Checks
medium
37683Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 7.10 / 8.04 LTS / 8.10 : linux, linux-source-2.6.15/22 vulnerabilities (USN-679-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
high
36681Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 7.10 / 8.04 LTS : linux, linux-source-2.6.15/22 vulnerabilities (USN-659-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
high
35179RHEL 5 : kernel (RHSA-2008:1017)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
high
34481Fedora 8 : kernel-2.6.26.6-49.fc8 (2008-8980)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
high
34480Fedora 9 : kernel-2.6.26.6-79.fc9 (2008-8929)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
high
34444Debian DSA-1655-1 : linux-2.6.24 - denial of service/information leak/privilege escalationNessusDebian Local Security Checks
high
801461CentOS RHSA-2008-1017 Security CheckLog Correlation EngineGeneric
high