ID CVE-2007-6712
Summary Integer overflow in the hrtimer_forward function (hrtimer.c) in Linux kernel 2.6.21-rc4, when running on 64-bit systems, allows local users to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via a timer with a large expiry value, which causes the timer to always be expired.
References
Vulnerable Configurations
  • cpe:2.3:a:kernel:linux_kernel:2.6.21_rc4:*:x64:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:kernel:linux_kernel:2.6.21_rc4:*:x64:*:*:*:*:*
CVSS
Base: 4.9 (as of 29-09-2017 - 01:30)
Impact:
Exploitability:
CWE CWE-189
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 2013-04-29T04:18:30.733-04:00
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 Integer overflow in the hrtimer_forward function (hrtimer.c) in Linux kernel 2.6.21-rc4, when running on 64-bit systems, allows local users to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via a timer with a large expiry value, which causes the timer to always be expired.
family unix
id oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9210
status accepted
submitted 2010-07-09T03:56:16-04:00
title Integer overflow in the hrtimer_forward function (hrtimer.c) in Linux kernel 2.6.21-rc4, when running on 64-bit systems, allows local users to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via a timer with a large expiry value, which causes the timer to always be expired.
version 18
redhat via4
advisories
  • rhsa
    id RHSA-2008:0275
  • rhsa
    id RHSA-2008:0585
rpms
  • kernel-0:2.6.18-53.1.21.el5
  • kernel-PAE-0:2.6.18-53.1.21.el5
  • kernel-PAE-devel-0:2.6.18-53.1.21.el5
  • kernel-debug-0:2.6.18-53.1.21.el5
  • kernel-debug-devel-0:2.6.18-53.1.21.el5
  • kernel-devel-0:2.6.18-53.1.21.el5
  • kernel-doc-0:2.6.18-53.1.21.el5
  • kernel-headers-0:2.6.18-53.1.21.el5
  • kernel-kdump-0:2.6.18-53.1.21.el5
  • kernel-kdump-devel-0:2.6.18-53.1.21.el5
  • kernel-xen-0:2.6.18-53.1.21.el5
  • kernel-xen-devel-0:2.6.18-53.1.21.el5
refmap via4
bid 29294
confirm http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/chris/linux-2.6.git;a=commitdiff;h=13788ccc41ceea5893f9c747c59bc0b28f2416c2
debian DSA-1588
secunia
  • 30294
  • 30368
  • 30818
  • 31107
  • 31628
suse SUSE-SA:2008:030
ubuntu USN-625-1
xf linux-kernel-hrtimerforward-dos(41827)
Last major update 29-09-2017 - 01:30
Published 12-04-2008 - 19:05
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