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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-3848

Linux kernel 2.4.35 and other versions allows local users to send arbitrary signals to a child process that is running at higher privileges by causing a setuid-root parent process to die, which delivers an attacker-controlled parent process death signal (PR_SET_PDEATHSIG).
Publish Date : 2007-08-14 Last Update Date : 2010-08-21
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
1.9
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 Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
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)
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat important 2007-07-27 2007-08-14
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2007-3848 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20073848 unix
DSA-1356-1 linux-2.6 - several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18865 unix
DSA-1503 kernel-source-2.4.27 -- several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8063 unix
DSA-1504 kernel-source-2.6.8 -- several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8130 unix
ELSA-2007:0940: kernel security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21736 unix
Linux kernel 2.4.35 and other versions allows local users to send arbitrary signals to a child process that is running a... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10120 unix
RHSA-2007:0939: kernel security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20070939 unix
RHSA-2007:0940: kernel security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20070940 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-2007-3848

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.35 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Linux Linux Kernel 1

- References For CVE-2007-3848

http://secunia.com/advisories/26450
SECUNIA 26450
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=118711306802632&w=2
BUGTRAQ 20070814 COSEINC Linux Advisory #1: Linux Kernel Parent Process DeathSignal Vulnerability
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-03/msg00007.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2008:017
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-02/msg00002.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2008:006
http://secunia.com/advisories/26500
SECUNIA 26500
http://secunia.com/advisories/26643
SECUNIA 26643
http://secunia.com/advisories/26664
SECUNIA 26664
http://secunia.com/advisories/26651
SECUNIA 26651
http://secunia.com/advisories/27212
SECUNIA 27212
http://secunia.com/advisories/27227
SECUNIA 27227
http://secunia.com/advisories/27322
SECUNIA 27322
http://secunia.com/advisories/27436
SECUNIA 27436
http://secunia.com/advisories/27747
SECUNIA 27747
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2007-474.htm CONFIRM
http://secunia.com/advisories/29570
SECUNIA 29570
http://secunia.com/advisories/29058
SECUNIA 29058
http://secunia.com/advisories/28806
SECUNIA 28806
http://secunia.com/advisories/27913
SECUNIA 27913
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1503
DEBIAN DSA-1503
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1356
DEBIAN DSA-1356
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1504
DEBIAN DSA-1504
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.22.4 CONFIRM
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:196
MANDRIVA MDKSA-2007:196
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:195
MANDRIVA MDKSA-2007:195
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0939.html
REDHAT RHSA-2007:0939
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_53_kernel.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2007:053
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0940.html
REDHAT RHSA-2007:0940
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-1049.html
REDHAT RHSA-2007:1049
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/476464/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20070814 COSEINC Linux Advisory #1: Linux Kernel Parent Process Death Signal Vulnerability
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/25387
BID 25387 Linux Kernel Parent Process Death Signal Local Security Bypass Weakness Release Date:2009-01-08
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/476803/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20070816 Re: COSEINC Linux Advisory #1: Linux Kernel Parent Process Death Signal Vulnerability
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/476677/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20070815 Re: COSEINC Linux Advisory #1: Linux Kernel Parent Process Death Signal Vulnerability
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/476538/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20070814 Re: COSEINC Linux Advisory #1: Linux Kernel Parent Process Death Signal Vulnerability
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-510-1
UBUNTU USN-510-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-509-1
UBUNTU USN-509-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-508-1
UBUNTU USN-508-1
http://marc.info/?l=openwall-announce&m=118710356812637&w=2
MLIST [openwall-announce] 20070814 Linux 2.4.35-ow2
http://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2007-3848
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1648 CONFIRM
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0787.html
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0787
http://secunia.com/advisories/33280
SECUNIA 33280

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-3848

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


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