ID CVE-2008-1615
Summary Linux kernel 2.6.18, and possibly other versions, when running on AMD64 architectures, allows local users to cause a denial of service (crash) via certain ptrace calls.
References
Vulnerable Configurations
  • cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:as_4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:as_4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:es_4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:es_4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:ws_4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:ws_4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_desktop:4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_desktop:4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:h:amd:amd64:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:h:amd:amd64:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
CVSS
Base: 4.9 (as of 29-09-2017 - 01:30)
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 2013-04-29T04:20:17.741-04:00
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 Linux kernel 2.6.18, and possibly other versions, when running on AMD64 architectures, allows local users to cause a denial of service (crash) via certain ptrace calls.
family unix
id oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9563
status accepted
submitted 2010-07-09T03:56:16-04:00
title Linux kernel 2.6.18, and possibly other versions, when running on AMD64 architectures, allows local users to cause a denial of service (crash) via certain ptrace calls.
version 24
redhat via4
advisories
  • bugzilla
    id 445360
    title RHEL5.1 kernel not reclaiming NFS locks when server reboots
    oval
    AND
    • comment Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is installed
      oval oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20070331001
    • OR
      • AND
        • comment kernel is earlier than 0:2.6.18-53.1.21.el5
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20080275002
        • comment kernel is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease key
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20080314003
      • AND
        • comment kernel-PAE is earlier than 0:2.6.18-53.1.21.el5
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20080275022
        • 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 0:2.6.18-53.1.21.el5
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20080275020
        • comment kernel-PAE-devel is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease key
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20080314023
      • AND
        • comment kernel-debug is earlier than 0:2.6.18-53.1.21.el5
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20080275008
        • comment kernel-debug is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease key
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20080314015
      • AND
        • comment kernel-debug-devel is earlier than 0:2.6.18-53.1.21.el5
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20080275014
        • comment kernel-debug-devel is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease key
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20080314009
      • AND
        • comment kernel-devel is earlier than 0:2.6.18-53.1.21.el5
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20080275012
        • comment kernel-devel is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease key
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20080314007
      • AND
        • comment kernel-doc is earlier than 0:2.6.18-53.1.21.el5
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20080275024
        • comment kernel-doc is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease key
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20080314025
      • AND
        • comment kernel-headers is earlier than 0:2.6.18-53.1.21.el5
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20080275004
        • comment kernel-headers is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease key
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20080314005
      • AND
        • comment kernel-kdump is earlier than 0:2.6.18-53.1.21.el5
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20080275016
        • 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 0:2.6.18-53.1.21.el5
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20080275018
        • 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 0:2.6.18-53.1.21.el5
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20080275010
        • 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 0:2.6.18-53.1.21.el5
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20080275006
        • comment kernel-xen-devel is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease key
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20080314013
    rhsa
    id RHSA-2008:0275
    released 2008-05-20
    severity Important
    title RHSA-2008:0275: kernel security and bug fix update (Important)
  • rhsa
    id RHSA-2008:0237
  • rhsa
    id RHSA-2008:0585
rpms
  • kernel-0:2.6.9-67.0.15.EL
  • kernel-devel-0:2.6.9-67.0.15.EL
  • kernel-doc-0:2.6.9-67.0.15.EL
  • kernel-hugemem-0:2.6.9-67.0.15.EL
  • kernel-hugemem-devel-0:2.6.9-67.0.15.EL
  • kernel-largesmp-0:2.6.9-67.0.15.EL
  • kernel-largesmp-devel-0:2.6.9-67.0.15.EL
  • kernel-smp-0:2.6.9-67.0.15.EL
  • kernel-smp-devel-0:2.6.9-67.0.15.EL
  • kernel-xenU-0:2.6.9-67.0.15.EL
  • kernel-xenU-devel-0:2.6.9-67.0.15.EL
  • 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 29086
debian DSA-1588
fedora FEDORA-2008-4043
mandriva
  • MDVSA-2008:167
  • MDVSA-2008:174
misc https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=431430
sectrack 1020047
secunia
  • 30112
  • 30252
  • 30294
  • 30368
  • 30818
  • 30890
  • 30962
  • 30982
  • 31107
  • 31628
suse
  • SUSE-SA:2008:030
  • SUSE-SA:2008:031
  • SUSE-SA:2008:032
  • SUSE-SA:2008:035
  • SUSE-SA:2008:038
ubuntu USN-625-1
xf linux-kernel-processtrace-dos(42278)
Last major update 29-09-2017 - 01:30
Published 08-05-2008 - 00:20
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