CVE Vulnerabilities

CVE-2008-3535

Off-by-one Error

Published: Aug 08, 2008 | Modified: Jul 31, 2020
CVSS 3.x
N/A
Source:
NVD
CVSS 2.x
4.9 MEDIUM
AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
RedHat/V2
RedHat/V3
Ubuntu

Off-by-one error in the iov_iter_advance function in mm/filemap.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.27-rc2 allows local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) via a certain sequence of file I/O operations with readv and writev, as demonstrated by testcases/kernel/fs/ftest/ftest03 from the Linux Test Project.

Weakness

A product calculates or uses an incorrect maximum or minimum value that is 1 more, or 1 less, than the correct value.

Affected Software

Name Vendor Start Version End Version
Linux_kernel Linux * *
Linux_kernel Linux 2.6.27 2.6.27
Linux_kernel Linux 2.6.27 2.6.27
MRG for RHEL-5 RedHat kernel-rt-0:2.6.24.7-81.el5rt *
Linux Ubuntu hardy *
Linux Ubuntu upstream *
Linux-source-2.6.15 Ubuntu upstream *
Linux-source-2.6.20 Ubuntu upstream *
Linux-source-2.6.22 Ubuntu upstream *

Potential Mitigations

References