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cve[email protected]CVE-2008-5300
HistoryDec 01, 2008 - 5:30 p.m.

CVE-2008-5300

2008-12-0117:30:00
CWE-399
web.nvd.nist.gov
56
linux
kernel
2.6.28
denial of service
cve-2008-5300
nvd

5.4 Medium

AI Score

Confidence

High

4.9 Medium

CVSS2

Access Vector

LOCAL

Access Complexity

LOW

Authentication

NONE

Confidentiality Impact

NONE

Integrity Impact

NONE

Availability Impact

COMPLETE

AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C

0.0004 Low

EPSS

Percentile

9.7%

Linux kernel 2.6.28 allows local users to cause a denial of service (“soft lockup” and process loss) via a large number of sendmsg function calls, which does not block during AF_UNIX garbage collection and triggers an OOM condition, a different vulnerability than CVE-2008-5029.

References

5.4 Medium

AI Score

Confidence

High

4.9 Medium

CVSS2

Access Vector

LOCAL

Access Complexity

LOW

Authentication

NONE

Confidentiality Impact

NONE

Integrity Impact

NONE

Availability Impact

COMPLETE

AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C

0.0004 Low

EPSS

Percentile

9.7%