Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-5079

net/atm/svc.c in the ATM subsystem in the Linux kernel and earlier allows local users to cause a denial of service (kernel infinite loop) by making two calls to svc_listen for the same socket, and then reading a /proc/net/atm/*vc file, related to corruption of the vcc table.
Vulnerability category: Denial of service
Published 2008-12-09 00:30:00
Updated 2018-10-11 20:54:00
Source Red Hat, Inc.
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Threat overview for CVE-2008-5079

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Top open port discovered on systems with this issue 52869
IPs affected by CVE-2008-5079 199,669
Threat actors abusing to this issue? Yes
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2008-5079

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days: 0.04%

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