ID CVE-2007-3739
Summary mm/mmap.c in the hugetlb kernel, when run on PowerPC systems, does not prevent stack expansion from entering into reserved kernel page memory, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (OOPS) via unspecified vectors.
References
Vulnerable Configurations
  • cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:5.0:*:client:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:5.0:*:client:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:5.0:*:server:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:5.0:*:server:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:h:apple:powerpc:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:h:apple:powerpc:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
CVSS
Base: 4.7 (as of 29-09-2017 - 01:29)
Impact:
Exploitability:
CWE CWE-399
CAPEC
Access
VectorComplexityAuthentication
LOCAL MEDIUM NONE
Impact
ConfidentialityIntegrityAvailability
NONE NONE COMPLETE
cvss-vector via4 AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
oval via4
accepted 2013-04-29T04:14:10.320-04:00
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 3
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11782
  • comment CentOS Linux 3.x
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:16651
  • 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 mm/mmap.c in the hugetlb kernel, when run on PowerPC systems, does not prevent stack expansion from entering into reserved kernel page memory, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (OOPS) via unspecified vectors.
family unix
id oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11455
status accepted
submitted 2010-07-09T03:56:16-04:00
title mm/mmap.c in the hugetlb kernel, when run on PowerPC systems, does not prevent stack expansion from entering into reserved kernel page memory, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (OOPS) via unspecified vectors.
version 24
redhat via4
advisories
  • rhsa
    id RHSA-2007:0705
  • rhsa
    id RHSA-2007:0939
  • rhsa
    id RHSA-2007:1049
rpms
  • kernel-0:2.6.18-8.1.10.el5
  • kernel-PAE-0:2.6.18-8.1.10.el5
  • kernel-PAE-devel-0:2.6.18-8.1.10.el5
  • kernel-devel-0:2.6.18-8.1.10.el5
  • kernel-doc-0:2.6.18-8.1.10.el5
  • kernel-headers-0:2.6.18-8.1.10.el5
  • kernel-kdump-0:2.6.18-8.1.10.el5
  • kernel-kdump-devel-0:2.6.18-8.1.10.el5
  • kernel-xen-0:2.6.18-8.1.10.el5
  • kernel-xen-devel-0:2.6.18-8.1.10.el5
  • kernel-0:2.6.9-55.0.12.EL
  • kernel-devel-0:2.6.9-55.0.12.EL
  • kernel-doc-0:2.6.9-55.0.12.EL
  • kernel-hugemem-0:2.6.9-55.0.12.EL
  • kernel-hugemem-devel-0:2.6.9-55.0.12.EL
  • kernel-largesmp-0:2.6.9-55.0.12.EL
  • kernel-largesmp-devel-0:2.6.9-55.0.12.EL
  • kernel-smp-0:2.6.9-55.0.12.EL
  • kernel-smp-devel-0:2.6.9-55.0.12.EL
  • kernel-xenU-0:2.6.9-55.0.12.EL
  • kernel-xenU-devel-0:2.6.9-55.0.12.EL
  • kernel-0:2.4.21-53.EL
  • kernel-BOOT-0:2.4.21-53.EL
  • kernel-doc-0:2.4.21-53.EL
  • kernel-hugemem-0:2.4.21-53.EL
  • kernel-hugemem-unsupported-0:2.4.21-53.EL
  • kernel-smp-0:2.4.21-53.EL
  • kernel-smp-unsupported-0:2.4.21-53.EL
  • kernel-source-0:2.4.21-53.EL
  • kernel-unsupported-0:2.4.21-53.EL
refmap via4
confirm http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2007-474.htm
debian
  • DSA-1378
  • DSA-1504
misc https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=253313
mlist [lkml] 20070129 [PATCH] Don't allow the stack to grow into hugetlb reserved regions
secunia
  • 23955
  • 26760
  • 26955
  • 26978
  • 27436
  • 27747
  • 27913
  • 29058
ubuntu USN-518-1
xf kernel-stack-expansion-dos(36592)
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.
Last major update 29-09-2017 - 01:29
Published 14-09-2007 - 01:17
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