Integer overflow in the envwrite function in the Alcatel-Lucent Bell Labs Plan 9 kernel allows local users to overwrite certain memory addresses with kernel memory via a large n argument, as demonstrated by (1) modifying the iseve function to gain privileges and (2) making the devpermcheck function grant unrestricted device permissions.
Published 2007-03-02 21:18:00
Updated 2017-10-11 01:31:47
Source MITRE
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Vulnerability category: Overflow

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2007-1189

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days: 0.04%

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