CVE-2008-5700

LOW

Description

libata in the Linux kernel before 2.6.27.9 does not set minimum timeouts for SG_IO requests, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (Programmed I/O mode on drives) via multiple simultaneous invocations of an unspecified test program.

References

http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/stable/linux-2.6.27.y.git;a=commit;h=f2f1fa78a155524b849edf359e42a3001ea652c0

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

http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/12/09/2

http://secunia.com/advisories/33706

http://secunia.com/advisories/33756

http://secunia.com/advisories/33758

http://secunia.com/advisories/33854

http://secunia.com/advisories/34252

http://secunia.com/advisories/34762

http://secunia.com/advisories/34981

http://secunia.com/advisories/37471

http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2009-114.htm

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

http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.27.9

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

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-0326.html

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-0331.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/507985/100/0/threaded

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

http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2009-0016.html

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/3316

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=474495

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/47669

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10948

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A8606

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

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2008-12-22

Updated: 2018-10-11

Type: CWE-399

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 1.9

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

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 3.4

Severity: LOW