37115 : Linux Kernel on Red Hat Enterprise sysfs_readdir() Function Local DoS
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2007-06-04

Description

<em style='font-weight:bold;'>(Description Provided by <a href="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=2007-3104" target="_blank">CVE</a>)</em> : The sysfs_readdir function in the Linux kernel 2.6, as used in Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 4.5 and other distributions, allows users to cause a denial of service (kernel OOPS) by dereferencing a null pointer to an inode in a dentry.

Classification

Impact: Loss of Availability
Disclosure: Vendor Verified

Products

Unknown or Incomplete

References

Tools & Filters

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Credit

Unknown or Incomplete

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 4.9
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2007-06-27 | Disagree?

Access_vector_0 Access_complexity_2 Authentication_2 Confidentiality_impact_0 Integrity_impact_0 Availability_impact_2

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