Race condition in the tee (sys_tee) system call in the Linux kernel 2.6.17 through 2.6.17.6 might allow local users to cause a denial of service (system crash), obtain sensitive information (kernel memory contents), or gain privileges via unspecified vectors related to a potentially dropped ipipe lock during a race between two pipe readers.
Published 2007-09-18 19:17:00
Updated 2008-09-05 21:19:23
Source Red Hat, Inc.
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Denial of service

Threat overview for CVE-2007-0997

Top countries where our scanners detected CVE-2007-0997
Top open port discovered on systems with this issue 49152
IPs affected by CVE-2007-0997 91
Threat actors abusing to this issue? Yes
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2007-0997

0.04%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 6 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2007-0997

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
6.9
MEDIUM AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
3.4
10.0
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2007-0997

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