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Vulnerability Score 4.9 4.9
CVE Id CVE-2008-3832
Last Modified 19 Mar 2012 12:00:00
Published 03 Oct 2008 01:41:40
Confidentiality Impact NONE NONE
Integrity Impact NONE NONE
Availability Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE



A certain Fedora patch for the utrace subsystem in the Linux kernel before on Fedora 8, and before on Fedora 9, allows local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash or hang) via a call to the utrace_control function.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Redhat Fedora 8

  • Redhat Fedora 9



XF - fedora-utracecontrol-dos(45644)

BID - 31536

MLIST - [oss-security] 20081002 CVE-2008-3832 kernel: null pointer dereference in utrace_control


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:48:19