CVE-2008-5079

MEDIUM

Description

net/atm/svc.c in the ATM subsystem in the Linux kernel 2.6.27.8 and earlier allows local users to cause a denial of service (kernel infinite loop) by making two calls to svc_listen for the same socket, and then reading a /proc/net/atm/*vc file, related to corruption of the vcc table.

References

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-01/msg00006.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-01/msg00010.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-02/msg00003.html

http://marc.info/?l=linux-netdev&m=122841256115780&w=2

http://secunia.com/advisories/32913

http://secunia.com/advisories/33083

http://secunia.com/advisories/33348

http://secunia.com/advisories/33623

http://secunia.com/advisories/33641

http://secunia.com/advisories/33704

http://secunia.com/advisories/33706

http://secunia.com/advisories/33756

http://secunia.com/advisories/33854

http://secunia.com/advisories/34981

http://securityreason.com/securityalert/4694

http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0332

http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1787

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:032

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-0053.html

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-0225.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/498943/100/0/threaded

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/499044/100/0/threaded

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/32676

http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1021360

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-715-1

https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2915

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11288

https://usn.ubuntu.com/714-1/

https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-December/msg01358.html

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2008-12-09

Updated: 2018-10-11

Type: CWE-399

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.9

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

Impact Score: 6.9

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: MEDIUM