CVE-2011-1759

medium

Description

Integer overflow in the sys_oabi_semtimedop function in arch/arm/kernel/sys_oabi-compat.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.39 on the ARM platform, when CONFIG_OABI_COMPAT is enabled, allows local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (heap memory corruption) by providing a crafted argument and leveraging a race condition.

References

http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git%3Ba=commit%3Bh=0f22072ab50cac7983f9660d33974b45184da4f9

https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/0f22072ab50cac7983f9660d33974b45184da4f9

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/05/02/16

Details

Source: Mitre, NVD

Published: 2012-06-13

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 6.2

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Severity: Medium