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Overview

Vulnerability Score 4.9 4.9
CVE Id CVE-2007-5494
Last Modified 21 Aug 2010 12:00:00
Published 29 Nov 2007 09:46:00
Confidentiality Impact NONE NONE
Integrity Impact NONE NONE
Availability Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE

CVE-2007-5494

Summary

Memory leak in the Red Hat Content Accelerator kernel patch in Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 4 and 5 allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via a large number of open requests involving O_ATOMICLOOKUP.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Redhat Enterprise Linux 4.0

  • Redhat Enterprise Linux 5.0


References

CONFIRM - https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=315051

XF - rhel-content-accelerator-dos(38823)

SECTRACK - 1019017

BID - 26657

REDHAT - RHSA-2007:1104

REDHAT - RHSA-2007:0993

SECUNIA - 28162

SECUNIA - 27824

OSVDB - 44153


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:46:12