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Overview

Vulnerability Score 4.9 4.9
CVE Id CVE-2008-2944
Last Modified 10 Sep 2008 09:11:40
Published 30 Jun 2008 05:41:00
Confidentiality Impact NONE NONE
Integrity Impact NONE NONE
Availability Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE

CVE-2008-2944

Summary

Double free vulnerability in the utrace support in the Linux kernel, probably 2.6.18, in Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5 and Fedora Core 6 (FC6) allows local users to cause a denial of service (oops), as demonstrated by a crash when running the GNU GDB testsuite, a different vulnerability than CVE-2008-2365.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux Kernel 2.6.18

  • Red Hat Fedora Core 6


References

CONFIRM - https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=449359

CONFIRM - https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=207002

XF - linux-kernel-utrace-dos(43556)


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:48:02