ID CVE-2007-5494
Summary Memory leak in the Red Hat Content Accelerator kernel patch in Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 4 and 5 allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via a large number of open requests involving O_ATOMICLOOKUP.
References
Vulnerable Configurations
  • cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:5.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:5.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
CVSS
Base: 4.9 (as of 29-09-2017 - 01:29)
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 2013-04-29T04:09:40.886-04:00
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 Red Hat Content Accelerator kernel patch in Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 4 and 5 allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via a large number of open requests involving O_ATOMICLOOKUP.
family unix
id oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10884
status accepted
submitted 2010-07-09T03:56:16-04:00
title Memory leak in the Red Hat Content Accelerator kernel patch in Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 4 and 5 allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via a large number of open requests involving O_ATOMICLOOKUP.
version 30
redhat via4
advisories
  • bugzilla
    id 381131
    title forcedeth driver mishandles MSI interrupts under high load
    oval
    OR
    • comment Red Hat Enterprise Linux must be installed
      oval oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20070304026
    • AND
      • comment Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is installed
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20070331005
      • OR
        • comment kernel earlier than 0:2.6.18-53.1.4.el5 is currently running
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20070993025
        • comment kernel earlier than 0:2.6.18-53.1.4.el5 is set to boot up on next boot
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20070993026
      • OR
        • AND
          • comment kernel is earlier than 0:2.6.18-53.1.4.el5
            oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20070993001
          • comment kernel is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease key
            oval oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20080314002
        • AND
          • comment kernel-PAE is earlier than 0:2.6.18-53.1.4.el5
            oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20070993003
          • comment kernel-PAE is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease key
            oval oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20080314004
        • AND
          • comment kernel-PAE-devel is earlier than 0:2.6.18-53.1.4.el5
            oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20070993005
          • comment kernel-PAE-devel is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease key
            oval oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20080314006
        • AND
          • comment kernel-debug is earlier than 0:2.6.18-53.1.4.el5
            oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20070993007
          • comment kernel-debug is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease key
            oval oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20080314008
        • AND
          • comment kernel-debug-devel is earlier than 0:2.6.18-53.1.4.el5
            oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20070993009
          • comment kernel-debug-devel is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease key
            oval oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20080314010
        • AND
          • comment kernel-devel is earlier than 0:2.6.18-53.1.4.el5
            oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20070993011
          • comment kernel-devel is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease key
            oval oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20080314012
        • AND
          • comment kernel-doc is earlier than 0:2.6.18-53.1.4.el5
            oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20070993013
          • comment kernel-doc is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease key
            oval oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20080314014
        • AND
          • comment kernel-headers is earlier than 0:2.6.18-53.1.4.el5
            oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20070993015
          • comment kernel-headers is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease key
            oval oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20080314016
        • AND
          • comment kernel-kdump is earlier than 0:2.6.18-53.1.4.el5
            oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20070993017
          • comment kernel-kdump is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease key
            oval oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20080314018
        • AND
          • comment kernel-kdump-devel is earlier than 0:2.6.18-53.1.4.el5
            oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20070993019
          • comment kernel-kdump-devel is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease key
            oval oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20080314020
        • AND
          • comment kernel-xen is earlier than 0:2.6.18-53.1.4.el5
            oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20070993021
          • comment kernel-xen is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease key
            oval oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20080314022
        • AND
          • comment kernel-xen-devel is earlier than 0:2.6.18-53.1.4.el5
            oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20070993023
          • comment kernel-xen-devel is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease key
            oval oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20080314024
    rhsa
    id RHSA-2007:0993
    released 2007-11-29
    severity Important
    title RHSA-2007:0993: kernel security update (Important)
  • bugzilla
    id 404781
    title RHEL4.6 [REGRESSION] diskdump works with mpt fusion too slow.
    oval
    OR
    • comment Red Hat Enterprise Linux must be installed
      oval oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20070304026
    • AND
      • comment Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 is installed
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20070304025
      • OR
        • comment kernel earlier than 0:2.6.9-67.0.1.EL is currently running
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20071104023
        • comment kernel earlier than 0:2.6.9-67.0.1.EL is set to boot up on next boot
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20071104024
      • OR
        • AND
          • comment kernel is earlier than 0:2.6.9-67.0.1.EL
            oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20071104001
          • comment kernel is signed with Red Hat master key
            oval oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20070304002
        • AND
          • comment kernel-devel is earlier than 0:2.6.9-67.0.1.EL
            oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20071104003
          • comment kernel-devel is signed with Red Hat master key
            oval oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20070304004
        • AND
          • comment kernel-doc is earlier than 0:2.6.9-67.0.1.EL
            oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20071104005
          • comment kernel-doc is signed with Red Hat master key
            oval oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20070304006
        • AND
          • comment kernel-hugemem is earlier than 0:2.6.9-67.0.1.EL
            oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20071104007
          • comment kernel-hugemem is signed with Red Hat master key
            oval oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20070304008
        • AND
          • comment kernel-hugemem-devel is earlier than 0:2.6.9-67.0.1.EL
            oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20071104009
          • comment kernel-hugemem-devel is signed with Red Hat master key
            oval oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20070304010
        • AND
          • comment kernel-largesmp is earlier than 0:2.6.9-67.0.1.EL
            oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20071104011
          • comment kernel-largesmp is signed with Red Hat master key
            oval oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20070304012
        • AND
          • comment kernel-largesmp-devel is earlier than 0:2.6.9-67.0.1.EL
            oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20071104013
          • comment kernel-largesmp-devel is signed with Red Hat master key
            oval oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20070304014
        • AND
          • comment kernel-smp is earlier than 0:2.6.9-67.0.1.EL
            oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20071104015
          • comment kernel-smp is signed with Red Hat master key
            oval oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20070304016
        • AND
          • comment kernel-smp-devel is earlier than 0:2.6.9-67.0.1.EL
            oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20071104017
          • comment kernel-smp-devel is signed with Red Hat master key
            oval oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20070304018
        • AND
          • comment kernel-xenU is earlier than 0:2.6.9-67.0.1.EL
            oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20071104019
          • comment kernel-xenU is signed with Red Hat master key
            oval oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20070304020
        • AND
          • comment kernel-xenU-devel is earlier than 0:2.6.9-67.0.1.EL
            oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20071104021
          • comment kernel-xenU-devel is signed with Red Hat master key
            oval oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20070304022
    rhsa
    id RHSA-2007:1104
    released 2007-12-19
    severity Important
    title RHSA-2007:1104: kernel security and bug fix update (Important)
rpms
  • kernel-0:2.6.18-53.1.4.el5
  • kernel-PAE-0:2.6.18-53.1.4.el5
  • kernel-PAE-debuginfo-0:2.6.18-53.1.4.el5
  • kernel-PAE-devel-0:2.6.18-53.1.4.el5
  • kernel-debug-0:2.6.18-53.1.4.el5
  • kernel-debug-debuginfo-0:2.6.18-53.1.4.el5
  • kernel-debug-devel-0:2.6.18-53.1.4.el5
  • kernel-debuginfo-0:2.6.18-53.1.4.el5
  • kernel-debuginfo-common-0:2.6.18-53.1.4.el5
  • kernel-devel-0:2.6.18-53.1.4.el5
  • kernel-doc-0:2.6.18-53.1.4.el5
  • kernel-headers-0:2.6.18-53.1.4.el5
  • kernel-kdump-0:2.6.18-53.1.4.el5
  • kernel-kdump-debuginfo-0:2.6.18-53.1.4.el5
  • kernel-kdump-devel-0:2.6.18-53.1.4.el5
  • kernel-xen-0:2.6.18-53.1.4.el5
  • kernel-xen-debuginfo-0:2.6.18-53.1.4.el5
  • kernel-xen-devel-0:2.6.18-53.1.4.el5
  • kernel-0:2.6.9-67.0.1.EL
  • kernel-debuginfo-0:2.6.9-67.0.1.EL
  • kernel-devel-0:2.6.9-67.0.1.EL
  • kernel-doc-0:2.6.9-67.0.1.EL
  • kernel-hugemem-0:2.6.9-67.0.1.EL
  • kernel-hugemem-devel-0:2.6.9-67.0.1.EL
  • kernel-largesmp-0:2.6.9-67.0.1.EL
  • kernel-largesmp-devel-0:2.6.9-67.0.1.EL
  • kernel-smp-0:2.6.9-67.0.1.EL
  • kernel-smp-devel-0:2.6.9-67.0.1.EL
  • kernel-xenU-0:2.6.9-67.0.1.EL
  • kernel-xenU-devel-0:2.6.9-67.0.1.EL
refmap via4
bid 26657
confirm https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=315051
osvdb 44153
sectrack 1019017
secunia
  • 27824
  • 28162
xf rhel-content-accelerator-dos(38823)
Last major update 29-09-2017 - 01:29
Published 30-11-2007 - 02:46
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