Vulnerability CVE-2008-5079


Published: 2008-12-08   Modified: 2012-02-12

Description:
net/atm/svc.c in the ATM subsystem in the Linux kernel 2.6.27.8 and earlier allows local users to cause a denial of service (kernel infinite loop) by making two calls to svc_listen for the same socket, and then reading a /proc/net/atm/*vc file, related to corruption of the vcc table.

See advisories in our WLB2 database:
Topic
Author
Date
Low
multiple listen()s on same socket corrupts the vcc table
Hugo Dias
10.12.2008

Type:

CWE-399

(Resource Management Errors)

CVSS2 => (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
4.9/10
6.9/10
3.9/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Local
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
None
Complete
Affected software
Linux -> Kernel 
Linux -> Linux kernel 

 References:
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-01/msg00006.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-01/msg00010.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-02/msg00003.html
http://marc.info/?l=linux-netdev&m=122841256115780&w=2
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/4694
http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0332
http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1787
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:032
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-0053.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-0225.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/498943/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/499044/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/32676
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1021360
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-715-1
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2915
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11288
https://usn.ubuntu.com/714-1/
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-December/msg01358.html

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