A certain Fedora patch for the utrace subsystem in the Linux kernel before 2.6.26.5-28 on Fedora 8, and before 2.6.26.5-45 on Fedora 9, allows local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash or hang) via a call to the utrace_control function.
Published 2008-10-03 17:41:40
Updated 2023-02-13 02:19:28
Source Red Hat, Inc.
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Memory CorruptionDenial of service

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2008-3832

0.04%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 8 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2008-3832

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
4.9
MEDIUM AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
3.9
6.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2008-3832

  • Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

Vendor statements for CVE-2008-3832

  • Red Hat 2017-08-07
    Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the version of utrace as shipped with the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 kernel.

Products affected by CVE-2008-3832

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