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Overview

Vulnerability Score 4.9 4.9
CVE Id CVE-2007-6712
Last Modified 21 Aug 2010 01:15:01
Published 12 Apr 2008 03:05:00
Confidentiality Impact NONE NONE
Integrity Impact NONE NONE
Availability Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE

CVE-2007-6712

Summary

Integer overflow in the hrtimer_forward function (hrtimer.c) in Linux kernel 2.6.21-rc4, when running on 64-bit systems, allows local users to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via a timer with a large expiry value, which causes the timer to always be expired.

Vulnerable Systems

Application

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.21 Rc4


References

XF - linux-kernel-hrtimerforward-dos(41827)

UBUNTU - USN-625-1

BID - 29294

REDHAT - RHSA-2008:0585

REDHAT - RHSA-2008:0275

DEBIAN - DSA-1588

SECUNIA - 31628

SECUNIA - 31107

SECUNIA - 30818

SECUNIA - 30368

SECUNIA - 30294

SUSE - SUSE-SA:2008:030

CONFIRM - http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/chris/linux-2.6.git;a=commitdiff;h=13788ccc41ceea5893f9c747c59bc0b28f2416c2


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:46:36