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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-2875

Integer underflow in the cpuset_tasks_read function in the Linux kernel before 2.6.20.13, and 2.6.21.x before 2.6.21.4, when the cpuset filesystem is mounted, allows local users to obtain kernel memory contents by using a large offset when reading the /dev/cpuset/tasks file.
Publish Date : 2007-06-11 Last Update Date : 2012-10-30
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
2.1
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
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)
CWE ID 189

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate 2007-06-04 2007-06-07
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DSA-1363-1 linux-2.6 oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20520 unix
ELSA-2007:0705: kernel security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22545 unix
Integer underflow in the cpuset_tasks_read function in the Linux kernel before 2.6.20.13, and 2.6.21.x before 2.6.21.4, ... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9251 unix
RHSA-2007:0705: kernel security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20070705 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-2007-2875

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.20 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.20.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.20.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.20.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.20.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.20.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.20.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.20.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.20.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.20.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.20.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.20.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.20.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.21 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.21.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.21.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.21.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Linux Linux Kernel 17

- References For CVE-2007-2875

http://secunia.com/advisories/26133
SECUNIA 26133
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-486-1
UBUNTU USN-486-1
http://secunia.com/advisories/26139
SECUNIA 26139
http://secunia.com/advisories/26620
SECUNIA 26620
http://secunia.com/advisories/27227
SECUNIA 27227
http://secunia.com/advisories/26760
SECUNIA 26760
http://secunia.com/advisories/26647
SECUNIA 26647
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1363
DEBIAN DSA-1363
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:171
MANDRIVA MDKSA-2007:171
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:196
MANDRIVA MDKSA-2007:196
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/2105
VUPEN ADV-2007-2105
http://osvdb.org/37113
OSVDB 37113
http://labs.idefense.com/intelligence/vulnerabilities/display.php?id=541
IDEFENSE 20070607 Linux Kernel cpuset tasks Information Disclosure Vulnerability
http://kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.21.4 CONFIRM
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0705.html
REDHAT RHSA-2007:0705
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-489-1
UBUNTU USN-489-1
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/34779
XF kernel-cpusettasksread-info-disclosure(34779)
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-510-1
UBUNTU USN-510-1
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_53_kernel.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2007:053
http://kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.20.13 CONFIRM
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1018211
SECTRACK 1018211
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/24389
BID 24389 Linux Kernel CPUSet Tasks Memory Leak Information Disclosure Vulnerability Release Date:2009-04-29

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-2875

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


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