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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-3848

Original release date: 08/14/2007
Last revised: 08/21/2010
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Linux kernel 2.4.35 and other versions allows local users to send arbitrary signals to a child process that is running at higher privileges by causing a setuid-root parent process to die, which delivers an attacker-controlled parent process death signal (PR_SET_PDEATHSIG).

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 1.9 (LOW) (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

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External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-510-1
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2008:006
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 26450
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2007:0939
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 28806
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20070816 Re: COSEINC Linux Advisory #1: Linux Kernel Parent Process Death Signal Vulnerability
External Source: MISC
Name: http://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2007-3848
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:0787
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2007:053
External Source: BID
Name: 25387
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 27436
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 26651
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 33280
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1503
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 27913
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2007:0940
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-509-1
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20070814 Re: COSEINC Linux Advisory #1: Linux Kernel Parent Process Death Signal Vulnerability
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1648
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20070814 COSEINC Linux Advisory #1: Linux Kernel Parent Process Death Signal Vulnerability
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 27227
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 26500
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 27322
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2008:017
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20070814 COSEINC Linux Advisory #1: Linux Kernel Parent Process DeathSignal Vulnerability
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-508-1
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20070815 Re: COSEINC Linux Advisory #1: Linux Kernel Parent Process Death Signal Vulnerability
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2007-474.htm
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 26664
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1504
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.22.4
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1356
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2007:1049
External Source: MLIST
Name: [openwall-announce] 20070814 Linux 2.4.35-ow2
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 29058
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 26643
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 29570
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10120
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 27747
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 27212
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2007:195
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2007:196

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10120
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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