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arch/i386/kernel/sysenter.c in the Virtual Dynamic Shared Objects (vDSO) implementation in the Linux kernel before 2.6.21 does not properly check boundaries which allows local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service via unspecified vectors related to the install_special_mapping syscall and syscall32_nopage functions.

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10602

arch/i386/kernel/sysenter.c in the Virtual Dynamic Shared Objects (vDSO) implementation in the Linux kernel before 2.6.21 does not properly check boundaries which allows local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service via unspecified vectors related to the install_special_mapping syscall and syscall32_nopage functions.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  • Oracle Linux 5
  • CentOS Linux 5
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2008-3527
Product(s):