ID CVE-2007-3104
Summary The sysfs_readdir function in the Linux kernel 2.6, as used in Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 4.5 and other distributions, allows users to cause a denial of service (kernel OOPS) by dereferencing a null pointer to an inode in a dentry.
References
Vulnerable Configurations
  • cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:4.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:4.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
CVSS
Base: 4.9 (as of 11-10-2017 - 01:32)
Impact:
Exploitability:
CWE CWE-399
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 2013-04-29T04:12:33.737-04:00
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 The sysfs_readdir function in the Linux kernel 2.6, as used in Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 4.5 and other distributions, allows users to cause a denial of service (kernel OOPS) by dereferencing a null pointer to an inode in a dentry.
family unix
id oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11233
status accepted
submitted 2010-07-09T03:56:16-04:00
title The sysfs_readdir function in the Linux kernel 2.6, as used in Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 4.5 and other distributions, allows users to cause a denial of service (kernel OOPS) by dereferencing a null pointer to an inode in a dentry.
version 24
redhat via4
advisories
  • bugzilla
    id 243902
    title diskdump to cciss fails due to off-by-one size calculation
    oval
    AND
    • comment Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 is installed
      oval oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20070304001
    • OR
      • AND
        • comment kernel is earlier than 0:2.6.9-55.0.2.EL
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20070488002
        • comment kernel is signed with Red Hat master key
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20070304003
      • AND
        • comment kernel-devel is earlier than 0:2.6.9-55.0.2.EL
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20070488004
        • comment kernel-devel is signed with Red Hat master key
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20070304005
      • AND
        • comment kernel-doc is earlier than 0:2.6.9-55.0.2.EL
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20070488022
        • comment kernel-doc is signed with Red Hat master key
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20070304023
      • AND
        • comment kernel-hugemem is earlier than 0:2.6.9-55.0.2.EL
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20070488018
        • comment kernel-hugemem is signed with Red Hat master key
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20070304021
      • AND
        • comment kernel-hugemem-devel is earlier than 0:2.6.9-55.0.2.EL
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20070488020
        • comment kernel-hugemem-devel is signed with Red Hat master key
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20070304019
      • AND
        • comment kernel-largesmp is earlier than 0:2.6.9-55.0.2.EL
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20070488014
        • comment kernel-largesmp is signed with Red Hat master key
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20070304017
      • AND
        • comment kernel-largesmp-devel is earlier than 0:2.6.9-55.0.2.EL
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20070488016
        • comment kernel-largesmp-devel is signed with Red Hat master key
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20070304013
      • AND
        • comment kernel-smp is earlier than 0:2.6.9-55.0.2.EL
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20070488012
        • comment kernel-smp is signed with Red Hat master key
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20070304009
      • AND
        • comment kernel-smp-devel is earlier than 0:2.6.9-55.0.2.EL
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20070488006
        • comment kernel-smp-devel is signed with Red Hat master key
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20070304015
      • AND
        • comment kernel-xenU is earlier than 0:2.6.9-55.0.2.EL
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20070488008
        • comment kernel-xenU is signed with Red Hat master key
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20070304011
      • AND
        • comment kernel-xenU-devel is earlier than 0:2.6.9-55.0.2.EL
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20070488010
        • comment kernel-xenU-devel is signed with Red Hat master key
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20070304007
    rhsa
    id RHSA-2007:0488
    released 2007-06-25
    severity Important
    title RHSA-2007:0488: kernel security update (Important)
  • rhsa
    id RHSA-2008:0089
rpms
  • 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
  • kernel-0:2.6.18-53.1.6.el5
  • kernel-PAE-0:2.6.18-53.1.6.el5
  • kernel-PAE-devel-0:2.6.18-53.1.6.el5
  • kernel-debug-0:2.6.18-53.1.6.el5
  • kernel-debug-devel-0:2.6.18-53.1.6.el5
  • kernel-devel-0:2.6.18-53.1.6.el5
  • kernel-doc-0:2.6.18-53.1.6.el5
  • kernel-headers-0:2.6.18-53.1.6.el5
  • kernel-kdump-0:2.6.18-53.1.6.el5
  • kernel-kdump-devel-0:2.6.18-53.1.6.el5
  • kernel-xen-0:2.6.18-53.1.6.el5
  • kernel-xen-devel-0:2.6.18-53.1.6.el5
refmap via4
bid 24631
confirm http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2007-287.htm
debian DSA-1428
misc http://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=242558
osvdb 37115
sectrack 1018289
secunia
  • 25771
  • 25838
  • 26289
  • 26643
  • 26651
  • 27912
  • 28033
  • 28643
suse SUSE-SA:2007:064
ubuntu
  • USN-508-1
  • USN-509-1
  • USN-510-1
statements via4
contributor Mark J Cox
lastmodified 2007-10-18
organization Red Hat
statement This issue did not affect the versions of the Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 or 3.
Last major update 11-10-2017 - 01:32
Published 26-06-2007 - 18:30
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