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://ftp.osuosl.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.39

http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=0f22072ab50cac7983f9660d33974b45184da4f9

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

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

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2012-06-13

Updated: 2012-06-14

Type: CWE-189

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.2

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

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 1.9

Severity: MEDIUM