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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-3851

The drm/i915 component in the Linux kernel before, when used with i965G and later chipsets, allows local users with access to an X11 session and Direct Rendering Manager (DRM) to write to arbitrary memory locations and gain privileges via a crafted batchbuffer.
Publish Date : 2007-08-13 Last Update Date : 2013-07-13
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity High (Specialized access conditions exist. It is hard to exploit and several special conditions must be satisfied to exploit)
Authentication Single system (The vulnerability requires an attacker to be logged into the system (such as at a command line or via a desktop session or web interface).)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Gain privileges
CWE ID 399

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

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

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2007-3851 unix
DSA-1356-1 linux-2.6 - several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18865 unix
ELSA-2007:0705: kernel security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22545 unix
RHSA-2007:0705: kernel security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20070705 unix
The drm/i915 component in the Linux kernel before, when used with i965G and later chipsets, allows local users ... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11196 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-2007-3851

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

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Linux Linux Kernel 1

- References For CVE-2007-3851
SUSE SUSE-SA:2007:053
SUSE SUSE-SA:2007:051
BID 25263 Linux Kernel i965 Chipsets Insecure Batchbuffer Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability Release Date:2008-05-21
REDHAT RHSA-2007:0705

- Vulnerability Conditions

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

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-3851

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