CVE-2011-3209

MEDIUM

Description

The div_long_long_rem implementation in include/asm-x86/div64.h in the Linux kernel before 2.6.26 on the x86 platform allows local users to cause a denial of service (Divide Error Fault and panic) via a clock_gettime system call.

References

http://ftp.osuosl.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.26

http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=f8bd2258e2d520dff28c855658bd24bdafb5102d

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/10/24/3

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=732878

https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/f8bd2258e2d520dff28c855658bd24bdafb5102d

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2012-10-03

Updated: 2012-10-03

Type: CWE-189

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