CVEdetails.com the ultimate security vulnerability data source
(e.g.: CVE-2009-1234 or 2010-1234 or 20101234)
Log In   Register   Reset Password   Activate Account
Vulnerability Feeds & WidgetsNew   www.itsecdb.com  

Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-3739

mm/mmap.c in the hugetlb kernel, when run on PowerPC systems, does not prevent stack expansion from entering into reserved kernel page memory, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (OOPS) via unspecified vectors.
Publish Date : 2007-09-13 Last Update Date : 2010-08-21
Search Twitter   Search YouTube   Search Google

- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.7
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID 399

- Vendor Statements

This issue did not affect the versions of the Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1.
Source: Redhat

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate 2007-07-10 2007-08-31
If you are a vendor and you have additional data which can be automatically imported into our database, please contact admin @ cvedetails.com

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DSA-1378-1 fai-kernels linux-2.6 user-mode-linux - several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20370 unix
DSA-1378-2 fai-kernels linux-2.6 user-mode-linux - several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18649 unix
DSA-1504 kernel-source-2.6.8 -- several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8130 unix
ELSA-2007:0705: kernel security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22545 unix
mm/mmap.c in the hugetlb kernel, when run on PowerPC systems, does not prevent stack expansion from entering into reserv... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11455 unix
RHSA-2007:0705: kernel security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20070705 unix
RHSA-2007:0939: kernel security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20070939 unix
RHSA-2007:1049: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20071049 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2007-3739

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux 5.0 Client Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux 5.0 Server Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Redhat Enterprise Linux 2

- References For CVE-2007-3739

http://secunia.com/advisories/23955
SECUNIA 23955
http://secunia.com/advisories/26955
SECUNIA 26955
http://secunia.com/advisories/26978
SECUNIA 26978
http://secunia.com/advisories/27436
SECUNIA 27436
http://secunia.com/advisories/27747
SECUNIA 27747
http://secunia.com/advisories/27913
SECUNIA 27913
http://secunia.com/advisories/29058
SECUNIA 29058
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1378
DEBIAN DSA-1378
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2007-474.htm CONFIRM
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1504
DEBIAN DSA-1504
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-1049.html
REDHAT RHSA-2007:1049
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0939.html
REDHAT RHSA-2007:0939
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-518-1
UBUNTU USN-518-1
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/36592
XF kernel-stack-expansion-dos(36592)
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0705.html
REDHAT RHSA-2007:0705
http://lkml.org/lkml/2007/1/29/180
MLIST [lkml] 20070129 [PATCH] Don't allow the stack to grow into hugetlb reserved regions
http://secunia.com/advisories/26760
SECUNIA 26760
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=253313

- Vulnerability Conditions

Vulnerability is valid if product versions listed below are used TOGETHER WITH(AND)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-3739

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


CVE is a registred trademark of the MITRE Corporation and the authoritative source of CVE content is MITRE's CVE web site. CWE is a registred trademark of the MITRE Corporation and the authoritative source of CWE content is MITRE's CWE web site. OVAL is a registered trademark of The MITRE Corporation and the authoritative source of OVAL content is MITRE's OVAL web site.
Use of this information constitutes acceptance for use in an AS IS condition. There are NO warranties, implied or otherwise, with regard to this information or its use. Any use of this information is at the user's risk. It is the responsibility of user to evaluate the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any information, opinion, advice or other content. EACH USER WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY consequences of his or her direct or indirect use of this web site. ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND ARE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMED. This site will NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT or any other kind of loss.