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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-5395

The parisc_show_stack function in arch/parisc/kernel/traps.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.28-rc7 on PA-RISC allows local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) via vectors associated with an attempt to unwind a stack that contains userspace addresses.
Publish Date : 2008-12-09 Last Update Date : 2018-10-30
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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 ServiceOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Vendor Statements

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4, 5 or Red Hat Enterprise MRG. Red Hat does not provide support for the Linux kernel on the PA-RISC architecture.
Source: Redhat

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DSA-1787-1 linux-2.6.24 -- denial of service/privilege escalation/information leak oval:org.mitre.oval:def:13537 unix
DSA-1794 linux-2.6 -- denial of service/privilege escalation/information leak oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7794 unix
DSA-1794-1 linux-2.6 -- denial of service/privilege escalation/information leak oval:org.mitre.oval:def:13686 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-2008-5395

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
No vulnerable product found. If the vulnerability is created recently it may take a few days to gather vulnerable products list and other information like cvss scores. Please check again in a few days.

- References For CVE-2008-5395

http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1787
DEBIAN DSA-1787
http://secunia.com/advisories/34981
SECUNIA 34981
http://secunia.com/advisories/33756
SECUNIA 33756
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-715-1
UBUNTU USN-715-1
http://marc.info/?l=linux-parisc&m=121736357203624&w=2
MLIST [linux-parisc] 20080729 [PATCH] fix unwind crash - was: Re: 2.6.26 kernel crash
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/stable/linux-2.6.27.y.git;a=commit;h=7a3f5134a8f5bd7fa38b5645eef05e8a4eb62951 CONFIRM
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/32636
BID 32636 Linux Kernel 'parisc_show_stack()' Local Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2009-05-08
http://kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/testing/ChangeLog-2.6.28-rc7 CONFIRM
http://secunia.com/advisories/32933
SECUNIA 32933
http://secunia.com/advisories/35011
SECUNIA 35011
http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1794
DEBIAN DSA-1794
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/47075
XF linux-kernel-pariscshowstack-dos(47075)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-5395

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


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