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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-3851

Original release date: 08/13/2007
Last revised: 07/13/2013
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

The drm/i915 component in the Linux kernel before 2.6.22.2, when used with i965G and later chipsets, allows local users with access to an X11 session and Direct Rendering Manager (DRM) to write to arbitrary memory locations and gain privileges via a crafted batchbuffer.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.0 (MEDIUM) (AV:L/AC:H/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 1.5
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: High
Authentication: Required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 26643
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 26500
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1356
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11196
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2007:051
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2007:053
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1620
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 26760
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 26450
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 26389
Type: Advisory
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2008:105
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.22.2
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-510-1
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-509-1
External Source: BID
Name: 25263
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2007:0705
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 26664
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 27227
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-2854

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11196
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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