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USN-715-1 -- linux vulnerabilities

ID: oval:org.secpod.oval:def:700345Date: (C)2011-05-13   (M)2017-10-04
Class: PATCHFamily: unix




Hugo Dias discovered that the ATM subsystem did not correctly manage socket counts. A local attacker could exploit this to cause a system hang, leading to a denial of service. It was discovered that the inotify subsystem contained watch removal race conditions. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. Dann Frazier discovered that in certain situations sendmsg did not correctly release allocated memory. A local attacker could exploit this to force the system to run out of free memory, leading to a denial of service. Helge Deller discovered that PA-RISC stack unwinding was not handled correctly. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leading do a denial of service. This did not affect official Ubuntu kernels, but was fixed in the source for anyone performing HPPA kernel builds. It was discovered that the ATA subsystem did not correctly set timeouts. A local attacker could exploit this to cause a system hang, leading to a denial of service. It was discovered that the ib700 watchdog timer did not correctly check buffer sizes. A local attacker could send a specially crafted ioctl to the device to cause a system crash, leading to a denial of service

Platform:
Ubuntu 8.10
Product:
linux
Reference:
USN-715-1
CVE-2008-5079
CVE-2008-5182
CVE-2008-5300
CVE-2008-5395
CVE-2008-5700
CVE-2008-5702
CVE    6
CVE-2008-5395
CVE-2008-5079
CVE-2008-5182
CVE-2008-5300
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