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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-6694

The chrp_show_cpuinfo function (chrp/setup.c) in Linux kernel 2.4.21 through 2.6.18-53, when running on PowerPC, might allow local users to cause a denial of service (crash) via unknown vectors that cause the of_get_property function to fail, which triggers a NULL pointer dereference.
Publish Date : 2008-01-29 Last Update Date : 2018-10-03
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.8
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 Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
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) Denial Of Service
CWE ID 399

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate 2007-11-23 2007-11-23
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
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
DSA-1565 linux-2.6 -- several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7816 unix
DSA-1565-1 linux-2.6 - several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:19757 unix
ELSA-2008:0154: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22598 unix
RHSA-2008:0055: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080055 unix
RHSA-2008:0154: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080154 unix
The chrp_show_cpuinfo function (chrp/setup.c) in Linux kernel 2.4.21 through 2.6.18-53, when running on PowerPC, might a... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11215 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-2007-6694

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
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- References For CVE-2007-6694

http://secunia.com/advisories/30515
SECUNIA 30515
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1504
DEBIAN DSA-1504
http://secunia.com/advisories/29058
SECUNIA 29058
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0154.html
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0154
http://secunia.com/advisories/28748
SECUNIA 28748
http://secunia.com/advisories/29236
SECUNIA 29236
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1503
DEBIAN DSA-1503
http://marc.info/?l=linux-kernel&m=119576191029571&w=2
MLIST [linux-kernel] 20071122 [PATCH] PPC: CHRP - fix possible NULL pointer dereference
http://secunia.com/advisories/28696
SECUNIA 28696
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=396751 CONFIRM
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2008-0055.html
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0055
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/27555
BID 27555 Linux Kernel PowerPC 'chrp/setup.c' NULL Pointer Dereference Denial of Serviced Vulnerability Release Date:2008-09-08
http://secunia.com/advisories/30769
SECUNIA 30769
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-618-1
UBUNTU USN-618-1
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1565
DEBIAN DSA-1565
http://secunia.com/advisories/30018
SECUNIA 30018
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0380
VUPEN ADV-2008-0380
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11215
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11215
https://usn.ubuntu.com/614-1/
UBUNTU USN-614-1

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-6694

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


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