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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-5001

Linux kernel before 2.4.21 allows local users to cause a denial of service (kernel panic) via asynchronous input or output on a FIFO special file.
Publish Date : 2008-05-07 Last Update Date : 2010-08-21
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.9
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 Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required 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

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat important 2007-09-28 2008-05-07
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Linux kernel before 2.4.21 allows local users to cause a denial of service (kernel panic) via asynchronous input or outp... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11329 unix
RHSA-2008:0211: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080211 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-2007-5001

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux As 3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Es 3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Ws 3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Desktop 3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Redhat Enterprise Linux 3
Redhat Enterprise Linux Desktop 1

- References For CVE-2007-5001

http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/42273
XF linux-kernel-fifo-dos(42273)
http://osvdb.org/44987
OSVDB 44987
http://lists.vmware.com/pipermail/security-announce/2008/000023.html
MLIST [Security-announce] 20080728 VMSA-2008-00011 Updated ESX service console packages for Samba and vmnix
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0211.html
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0211
http://secunia.com/advisories/31246
SECUNIA 31246
http://secunia.com/advisories/30110
SECUNIA 30110
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2008/2222/references
VUPEN ADV-2008-2222
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29083
BID 29083 Linux Kernel Asynchronous FIFO IO Local Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2008-07-29
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=326251 CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-5001

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


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