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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-3535

Off-by-one error in the iov_iter_advance function in mm/filemap.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.27-rc2 allows local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) via a certain sequence of file I/O operations with readv and writev, as demonstrated by testcases/kernel/fs/ftest/ftest03 from the Linux Test Project.
Publish Date : 2008-08-08 Last Update Date : 2020-07-31
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.9
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 193

- Vendor Statements

This issue did not affect the versions of Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4, and 5. It was addressed in Red Hat Enterprise MRG for RHEL-5 via: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2008-0857.html
Source: Redhat

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat low 2008-07-31 2008-07-31
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DSA-1636 linux-2.6.24 -- denial of service/information leak oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8234 unix
DSA-1636-1 linux-2.6.24 - several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18712 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-2008-3535

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 6.06 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 7.10 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 8.04 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Debian Debian Linux 4.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Linux Linux Kernel * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.27 - * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.27 RC1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Canonical Ubuntu Linux 3
Debian Debian Linux 1
Linux Linux Kernel 3

- References For CVE-2008-3535

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-659-1
UBUNTU USN-659-1
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/testing/ChangeLog-2.6.27-rc2 CONFIRM
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0857.html
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0857
http://secunia.com/advisories/31881
SECUNIA 31881
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31132
BID 31132 Linux Kernel 'iov_iter_advance()' Page Fault Local Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2008-10-28
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1636
DEBIAN DSA-1636
http://www.lkml.org/lkml/2008/7/30/446
MLIST [linux-kernel] 20080730 2.6.27-rc1: IP: iov_iter_advance+0x2e/0x90
http://mirror.celinuxforum.org/gitstat/commit-detail.php?commit=94ad374a0751f40d25e22e036c37f7263569d24c CONFIRM
http://secunia.com/advisories/32190
SECUNIA 32190
http://secunia.com/advisories/32393
SECUNIA 32393
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/44492
XF linux-kernel-ioviteradvance-dos(44492)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-3535

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


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