ID CVE-2007-2525
Summary Memory leak in the PPP over Ethernet (PPPoE) socket implementation in the Linux kernel before 2.6.21-git8 allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) by creating a socket using connect, and releasing it before the PPPIOCGCHAN ioctl is initialized.
References
Vulnerable Configurations
  • cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.21:git7:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.21:git7:*:*:*:*:*:*
CVSS
Base: 4.9 (as of 11-10-2017 - 01:32)
Impact:
Exploitability:
CWE NVD-CWE-Other
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 2013-04-29T04:06:56.702-04:00
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 4
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11831
  • comment CentOS Linux 4.x
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:16636
  • comment Oracle Linux 4.x
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15990
  • 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 Memory leak in the PPP over Ethernet (PPPoE) socket implementation in the Linux kernel before 2.6.21-git8 allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) by creating a socket using connect, and releasing it before the PPPIOCGCHAN ioctl is initialized.
family unix
id oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10594
status accepted
submitted 2010-07-09T03:56:16-04:00
title Memory leak in the PPP over Ethernet (PPPoE) socket implementation in the Linux kernel before 2.6.21-git8 allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) by creating a socket using connect, and releasing it before the PPPIOCGCHAN ioctl is initialized.
version 24
redhat via4
advisories
  • bugzilla
    id 241888
    title CVE-2007-2453 Slightly degraded pool mixing for entropy extraction
    oval
    AND
    • comment Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is installed
      oval oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20070331001
    • OR
      • AND
        • comment kernel is earlier than 0:2.6.18-8.1.6.el5
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20070376002
        • comment kernel is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease key
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20080314003
      • AND
        • comment kernel-PAE is earlier than 0:2.6.18-8.1.6.el5
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20070376016
        • comment kernel-PAE is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease key
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20080314021
      • AND
        • comment kernel-PAE-devel is earlier than 0:2.6.18-8.1.6.el5
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20070376018
        • comment kernel-PAE-devel is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease key
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20080314023
      • AND
        • comment kernel-devel is earlier than 0:2.6.18-8.1.6.el5
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20070376008
        • comment kernel-devel is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease key
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20080314007
      • AND
        • comment kernel-doc is earlier than 0:2.6.18-8.1.6.el5
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20070376020
        • comment kernel-doc is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease key
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20080314025
      • AND
        • comment kernel-headers is earlier than 0:2.6.18-8.1.6.el5
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20070376004
        • comment kernel-headers is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease key
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20080314005
      • AND
        • comment kernel-kdump is earlier than 0:2.6.18-8.1.6.el5
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20070376014
        • comment kernel-kdump is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease key
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20080314017
      • AND
        • comment kernel-kdump-devel is earlier than 0:2.6.18-8.1.6.el5
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20070376012
        • comment kernel-kdump-devel is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease key
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20080314019
      • AND
        • comment kernel-xen is earlier than 0:2.6.18-8.1.6.el5
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20070376010
        • comment kernel-xen is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease key
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20080314011
      • AND
        • comment kernel-xen-devel is earlier than 0:2.6.18-8.1.6.el5
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20070376006
        • comment kernel-xen-devel is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease key
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20080314013
    rhsa
    id RHSA-2007:0376
    released 2007-06-14
    severity Important
    title RHSA-2007:0376: kernel security and bug fix update (Important)
  • rhsa
    id RHSA-2007:0488
rpms
  • kernel-0:2.6.18-8.1.6.el5
  • kernel-PAE-0:2.6.18-8.1.6.el5
  • kernel-PAE-devel-0:2.6.18-8.1.6.el5
  • kernel-devel-0:2.6.18-8.1.6.el5
  • kernel-doc-0:2.6.18-8.1.6.el5
  • kernel-headers-0:2.6.18-8.1.6.el5
  • kernel-kdump-0:2.6.18-8.1.6.el5
  • kernel-kdump-devel-0:2.6.18-8.1.6.el5
  • kernel-xen-0:2.6.18-8.1.6.el5
  • kernel-xen-devel-0:2.6.18-8.1.6.el5
  • kernel-0:2.6.9-55.0.2.EL
  • kernel-devel-0:2.6.9-55.0.2.EL
  • kernel-doc-0:2.6.9-55.0.2.EL
  • kernel-hugemem-0:2.6.9-55.0.2.EL
  • kernel-hugemem-devel-0:2.6.9-55.0.2.EL
  • kernel-largesmp-0:2.6.9-55.0.2.EL
  • kernel-largesmp-devel-0:2.6.9-55.0.2.EL
  • kernel-smp-0:2.6.9-55.0.2.EL
  • kernel-smp-devel-0:2.6.9-55.0.2.EL
  • kernel-xenU-0:2.6.9-55.0.2.EL
  • kernel-xenU-devel-0:2.6.9-55.0.2.EL
refmap via4
bid 23870
confirm
debian
  • DSA-1356
  • DSA-1503
  • DSA-1504
mandriva
  • MDKSA-2007:171
  • MDKSA-2007:196
  • MDKSA-2007:216
secunia
  • 25163
  • 25700
  • 25838
  • 26133
  • 26139
  • 26289
  • 26450
  • 26620
  • 26664
  • 27227
  • 29058
suse
  • SUSE-SA:2007:051
  • SUSE-SA:2007:053
ubuntu
  • USN-486-1
  • USN-489-1
  • USN-510-1
vupen ADV-2007-1703
xf kernel-pppoe-dos(34150)
Last major update 11-10-2017 - 01:32
Published 08-05-2007 - 23:19
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