ID CVE-2007-0771
Summary The utrace support in Linux kernel 2.6.18, and other versions, allows local users to cause a denial of service (system hang) related to "MT exec + utrace_attach spin failure mode," as demonstrated by ptrace-thrash.c.
References
Vulnerable Configurations
  • cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.18:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.18:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.18:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.18:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.18:rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.18:rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.18:rc3:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.18:rc3:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.18:rc4:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.18:rc4:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.18:rc5:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.18:rc5:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.18:rc6:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.18:rc6:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.18:rc7:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.18:rc7:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.18.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.18.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.18.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.18.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.18.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.18.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.18.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.18.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:5.0:*:desktop:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:5.0:*:desktop:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:5.0:*:desktop_workstation:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:5.0:*:desktop_workstation:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:5.0:*:server:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:5.0:*:server:*:*:*:*:*
CVSS
Base: 4.9 (as of 11-10-2017 - 01:31)
Impact:
Exploitability:
CWE NVD-CWE-noinfo
CAPEC
Access
VectorComplexityAuthentication
LOCAL LOW NONE
Impact
ConfidentialityIntegrityAvailability
NONE NONE COMPLETE
cvss-vector via4 AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
oval via4
accepted 2013-04-29T04:19:28.152-04:00
class vulnerability
contributors
  • name Aharon Chernin
    organization SCAP.com, LLC
  • name Dragos Prisaca
    organization G2, Inc.
definition_extensions
  • comment The operating system installed on the system is Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11414
  • comment The operating system installed on the system is CentOS Linux 5.x
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15802
  • comment Oracle Linux 5.x
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15459
description The utrace support in Linux kernel 2.6.18, and other versions, allows local users to cause a denial of service (system hang) related to "MT exec + utrace_attach spin failure mode," as demonstrated by ptrace-thrash.c.
family unix
id oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9447
status accepted
submitted 2010-07-09T03:56:16-04:00
title The utrace support in Linux kernel 2.6.18, and other versions, allows local users to cause a denial of service (system hang) related to "MT exec + utrace_attach spin failure mode," as demonstrated by ptrace-thrash.c.
version 18
redhat via4
advisories
rhsa
id RHSA-2007:0169
rpms
  • kernel-0:2.6.18-8.1.3.el5
  • kernel-PAE-0:2.6.18-8.1.3.el5
  • kernel-PAE-devel-0:2.6.18-8.1.3.el5
  • kernel-devel-0:2.6.18-8.1.3.el5
  • kernel-doc-0:2.6.18-8.1.3.el5
  • kernel-headers-0:2.6.18-8.1.3.el5
  • kernel-kdump-0:2.6.18-8.1.3.el5
  • kernel-kdump-devel-0:2.6.18-8.1.3.el5
  • kernel-xen-0:2.6.18-8.1.3.el5
  • kernel-xen-devel-0:2.6.18-8.1.3.el5
refmap via4
bid 23720
confirm
osvdb 35927
sectrack 1017979
secunia 25080
xf kernel-utracesupport-dos(34128)
Last major update 11-10-2017 - 01:31
Published 02-05-2007 - 22:19
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