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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-3247

The LDT implementation in the Linux kernel 2.6.25.x before 2.6.25.11 on x86_64 platforms uses an incorrect size for ldt_desc, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly gain privileges via unspecified vectors.
Publish Date : 2008-07-24 Last Update Date : 2017-08-07
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.2
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 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 ServiceOverflowGain privileges
CWE ID 119

- Vendor Statements

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of the Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4, 5 or Red Hat Enterprise MRG.
Source: Redhat

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2008-3247 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20083247 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-2008-3247

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.25 X86 64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.25.1 X86 64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.25.2 X86 64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.25.3 X86 64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.25.4 X86 64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.25.5 X86 64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.25.6 X86 64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.25.7 X86 64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.25.8 X86 64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.25.9 X86 64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.25.10 X86 64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.25.11 X86 64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.25.12 X86 64 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Linux Linux Kernel 13

- References For CVE-2008-3247

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/30351
BID 30351 Linux Kernel x86_64 Kernel LDT 'ldt_desc' Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2008-07-25
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/stable/linux-2.6.25.y.git;a=commit;h=74454a6a286bfce4bb23d89bd465f856fa6a6e19 CONFIRM
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-07/msg00009.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2008:037
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.25.11 CONFIRM
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020544
SECTRACK 1020544
http://kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.26 CONFIRM
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/43979
XF linux-kernel-ldt-dos(43979)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-3247

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


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