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Overview

Vulnerability Score 4.9 4.9
CVE Id CVE-2007-5500
Last Modified 07 Mar 2011 10:00:47
Published 19 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-2007-5500

Summary

The wait_task_stopped function in the Linux kernel before 2.6.23.8 checks a TASK_TRACED bit instead of an exit_state value, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (machine crash) via unspecified vectors. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.23.7


References

BID - 26477

XF - linux-kernel-waittaskstopped-dos(38547)

VUPEN - ADV-2007-3902

MANDRIVA - MDVSA-2008:112

CONFIRM - http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.23.8

SECUNIA - 30962

SECUNIA - 30818

SUSE - SUSE-SA:2008:032

SUSE - SUSE-SA:2008:030

CONFIRM - http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/stable/linux-2.6.23.y.git;a=commitdiff;h=36ef66c5d137b9a31fd8c35d236fb9e26ef74f97

FEDORA - FEDORA-2007-759

FEDORA - FEDORA-2007-3751

FEDORA - FEDORA-2007-3837

CONFIRM - https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1965

UBUNTU - USN-578-1

UBUNTU - USN-574-1

UBUNTU - USN-558-1

SUSE - SUSE-SA:2007:063

MANDRIVA - MDVSA-2008:044

MANDRIVA - MDVSA-2008:008

DEBIAN - DSA-1428

SECUNIA - 29245

SECUNIA - 28971

SECUNIA - 28748

SECUNIA - 28706

SECUNIA - 28170

SECUNIA - 28033

SECUNIA - 27922

SECUNIA - 27919

SECUNIA - 27888

SECUNIA - 27703

SECUNIA - 27664

REDHAT - RHSA-2008:0055

SUSE - SUSE-SA:2008:013


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