CVE-2008-0007

Impact:
Important
Public Date:
2008-02-08
Bugzilla:
428961: CVE-2008-0007 kernel: insufficient range checks in fault handlers with mremap

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Linux kernel before 2.6.22.17, when using certain drivers that register a fault handler that does not perform range checks, allows local users to access kernel memory via an out-of-range offset.

Find out more about CVE-2008-0007 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (kernel) RHSA-2008:0237 2008-05-07
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 (kernel) RHSA-2008:0211 2008-05-07
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (kernel) RHSA-2008:0233 2008-05-07
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 (kernel) RHSA-2009:0001 2009-01-08
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 (kernel) RHSA-2008:0787 2009-01-05

Acknowledgements

Red Hat would like to thank Nick Piggin for responsibly disclosing this issue.
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