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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-3832

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.
Publish Date : 2008-10-03 Last Update Date : 2017-08-07
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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 399

- Vendor Statements

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the version of utrace as shipped with the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 kernel.
Source: Redhat

- Products Affected By CVE-2008-3832

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Redhat Fedora 8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Redhat Fedora 9 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Redhat Fedora 2

- References For CVE-2008-3832

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/45644
XF fedora-utracecontrol-dos(45644)
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=464883 CONFIRM
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31536
BID 31536 Fedora 8/9 Linux Kernel 'utrace_control' NULL Pointer Dereference Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2008-10-02
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/10/02/1
MLIST [oss-security] 20081002 CVE-2008-3832 kernel: null pointer dereference in utrace_control
http://kerneloops.org/oops.php?number=56705

- Vulnerability Conditions

Vulnerability is valid if product versions listed below are used TOGETHER WITH(AND)
Vulnerability is valid if product versions listed below are used TOGETHER WITH(AND)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-3832

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


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