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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-2764

Original release date: 05/18/2007
Last revised: 06/02/2009
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

The embedded Linux kernel in certain Sun-Brocade SilkWorm switches before 20070516 does not properly handle a situation in which a non-root user creates a kernel process, which allows attackers to cause a denial of service (oops and device reboot) via unspecified vectors.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.8 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

Solution

The vendor has addressed this issue through the release of the following product updates: Sun SG-XSWBRO200E 8P SilkWorm 200E switch 0 Sun patch 124898-03 http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=urn:cds:docid:1-21 -124898-03-1 Sun SG-XSWBRO3900 SilkWorm 3900 switch 0 Sun patch 124898-03 http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=urn:cds:docid:1-21 -124898-03-1 Sun SG-XSWBRO48ZP Silkworm 48000 Director 0 Sun patch 124898-03 http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=urn:cds:docid:1-21 -124898-03-1 Sun SG-XSWBRO3250 SilkWorm 3250 switch 0 Sun patch 124898-03 http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=urn:cds:docid:1-21 -124898-03-1 Sun SG-XSWBRO12000-32P/64P SilkWorm 12000 Director 0 Sun patch 119552-05 http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=urn:cds:docid:1-21 -119552-05-1 Sun SG-XSWBRO4900 SilkWorm 4900 switch 0 Sun patch 124898-03 http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=urn:cds:docid:1-21 -124898-03-1 Sun SG-XSWBRO3850 SilkWorm 3850 switch 0 Sun patch 124898-03 http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=urn:cds:docid:1-21 -124898-03-1 Sun SG-XSWBRO24K-32P SilkWorm 24000 Director 0 Sun patch 124898-03 http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=urn:cds:docid:1-21 -124898-03-1

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External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 102752
Type: Patch Information
External Source: XF
Name: sun-brocade-kernel-dos(34495)
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 39117
External Source: BID
Name: 24036
Type: Patch Information

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