Array index error in arch/mips/kernel/scall64-o32.S in the Linux kernel before 2.6.28-rc8 on 64-bit MIPS platforms allows local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) via an o32 syscall with a small syscall number, which leads to an attempted read operation outside the bounds of the syscall table.
Published 2008-12-22 15:30:01
Updated 2018-11-08 20:13:36
Source MITRE
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Denial of service

Threat overview for CVE-2008-5701

Top countries where our scanners detected CVE-2008-5701
Top open port discovered on systems with this issue 49152
IPs affected by CVE-2008-5701 1,834
Threat actors abusing to this issue? Yes
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2008-5701

0.04%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 6 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2008-5701

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
4.7
MEDIUM AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
3.4
6.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2008-5701

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

Vendor statements for CVE-2008-5701

  • Red Hat 2009-05-14
    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 MIPS architecture.

Products affected by CVE-2008-5701

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