CVE-2008-2944

Current Description

Double free vulnerability in the utrace support in the Linux kernel, probably 2.6.18, in Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5 and Fedora Core 6 (FC6) allows local users to cause a denial of service (oops), as demonstrated by a crash when running the GNU GDB testsuite, a different vulnerability than CVE-2008-2365.

Basic Data

PublishedJune 30, 2008
Last ModifiedAugust 08, 2017
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Data TypeCVE
Data FormatMITRE
Data Version4.0
Problem TypeCWE-399
CVE Data Version4.0

Base Metric V2

CVSS 2 - Version2.0
CVSS 2 - Vector StringAV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
CVSS 2 - Access VectorLOCAL
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityLOW
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactNONE
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactCOMPLETE
CVSS 2 - Base Score4.9
SeverityMEDIUM
Exploitability Score3.9
Impact Score6.9
Obtain All Privilegefalse
Obtain User Privilegefalse
Obtain Other Privilegefalse

Base Metric V3

No data provided.

Configurations

  • OR - Configuration 1
    Cpe VersionPartVendorProductVersionUpdateEditionLanguageSW EditionTarget SWTarget HWOtherVersion Start IncludingVersion End IncludingVersion Start ExcludingVersion End Excluding
    2.3OSRed HatEnterprise Linux Kernel2.6.18*******
    2.3OSRed HatFedora Core6*******

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Kernel 2.6.18
Red Hat Fedora Core 6

References

NameSourceURLTags
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=207002https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=207002CONFIRM
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=449359https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=449359CONFIRMExploit
linux-kernel-utrace-dos(43556)https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/43556XF