Linux kernel vulnerabilities

2007-08-31T00:00:00
ID USN-508-1
Type ubuntu
Reporter Ubuntu
Modified 2007-08-31T00:00:00

Description

A buffer overflow was discovered in the Moxa serial driver. Local attackers could execute arbitrary code and gain root privileges. (CVE-2005-0504)

A flaw was discovered in the IPv6 stack’s handling of type 0 route headers. By sending a specially crafted IPv6 packet, a remote attacker could cause a denial of service between two IPv6 hosts. (CVE-2007-2242)

A flaw in the sysfs_readdir function allowed a local user to cause a denial of service by dereferencing a NULL pointer. (CVE-2007-3104)

A buffer overflow was discovered in the random number generator. In environments with granular assignment of root privileges, a local attacker could gain additional privileges. (CVE-2007-3105)

It was discovered that certain setuid-root processes did not correctly reset process death signal handlers. A local user could manipulate this to send signals to processes they would not normally have access to. (CVE-2007-3848)

It was discovered that the aacraid SCSI driver did not correctly check permissions on certain ioctls. A local attacker could cause a denial of service or gain privileges. (CVE-2007-4308)