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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-4308

Original release date: 08/13/2007
Last revised: 03/07/2011


The (1) aac_cfg_open and (2) aac_compat_ioctl functions in the SCSI layer ioctl path in aacraid in the Linux kernel before 2.6.23-rc2 do not check permissions for ioctls, which might allow local users to cause a denial of service or gain privileges.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 1.9 LOW
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: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2007:1049
External Source: BID
Name: 25216
External Source: MLIST
Name: [Security-announce] 20080221 VMSA-2008-0003 Moderate: Updated aacraid driver and samba and python service console updates
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-510-1
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20080221 VMSA-2008-0003 Moderate: Updated aacraid driver and samba and python service console updates
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-508-1
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1504
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1363
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1019470
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:0787
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2007-474.htm
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-0637
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2008:017
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://lkml.org/lkml/2007/7/23/195
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8872
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2007:195
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2007:064
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2007:196
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2008:006
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2007:0939
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1503
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-509-1
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-2786
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/testing/ChangeLog-2.6.23-rc2
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2007:0940

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8872
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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