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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-1615

Linux kernel 2.6.18, and possibly other versions, when running on AMD64 architectures, allows local users to cause a denial of service (crash) via certain ptrace calls.
Publish Date : 2008-05-07 Last Update Date : 2012-11-26
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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 2008-02-02 2008-02-02
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2008-1615 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20081615 unix
DSA-1588 linux-2.6 -- denial of service oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8027 unix
DSA-1588-1 fai-kernels linux-2.6 user-mode-linux - several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18592 unix
ELSA-2008:0275: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22087 unix
Linux kernel 2.6.18, and possibly other versions, when running on AMD64 architectures, allows local users to cause a den... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9563 unix
RHSA-2008:0237: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080237 unix
RHSA-2008:0275: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080275 unix
USN-625-1 -- linux, linux-source-2.6.15/20/22 vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:17496 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-2008-1615

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux As 4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Es 4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Ws 4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Desktop 4 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-2008-1615

http://secunia.com/advisories/30294
SECUNIA 30294
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29086
BID 29086 Linux Kernel x86_64 ptrace Denial Of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2008-08-27
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0275.html
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0275
http://secunia.com/advisories/30368
SECUNIA 30368
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1588
DEBIAN DSA-1588
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/42278
XF linux-kernel-processtrace-dos(42278)
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020047
SECTRACK 1020047
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-May/msg00357.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2008-4043
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-06/msg00006.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2008:030
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-07/msg00000.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2008:031
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-07/msg00002.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2008:032
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-07/msg00012.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2008:038
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-07/msg00007.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2008:035
http://secunia.com/advisories/30112
SECUNIA 30112
http://secunia.com/advisories/30818
SECUNIA 30818
http://secunia.com/advisories/30890
SECUNIA 30890
http://secunia.com/advisories/30962
SECUNIA 30962
http://secunia.com/advisories/30982
SECUNIA 30982
http://secunia.com/advisories/31107
SECUNIA 31107
http://secunia.com/advisories/31628
SECUNIA 31628
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:167
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:167
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:174
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:174
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0585.html
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0585
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0237.html
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0237
http://secunia.com/advisories/30252
SECUNIA 30252
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-625-1
UBUNTU USN-625-1
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=431430

- Vulnerability Conditions

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

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-1615

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


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