Linux Kernel tehuti.c bdx_ioctl_priv resource management

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A vulnerability classified as critical has been found in Linux Kernel (Operating System). Affected is the function bdx_ioctl_priv of the file tehuti.c. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a denial of service vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-399. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The bug was discovered 05/01/2008. The weakness was presented 05/02/2008 (Website). The advisory is shared for download at This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2008-1675 since 04/03/2008. The exploitability is told to be easy. The attack needs to be approached locally. The exploitation doesn't require any form of authentication. There are known technical details, but no exploit is available.

It is declared as proof-of-concept. The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 774 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $5k-$25k. The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 36342 (Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : kernel (MDVSA-2008:109)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Mandriva Local Security Checks and running in the context local.

Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published 2 months after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (42132), SecurityTracker (ID 1019960), Vulnerability Center (SBV-18403) and Tenable (36342). See 3692 for similar entry.





CPE 2.3info

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 8.4
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 7.6

VulDB Base Score: 8.4
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Class: Denial of service
CWE: CWE-399
ATT&CK: Unknown

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Status: Proof-of-Concept

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Nessus ID: 36342
Nessus Name: Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : kernel (MDVSA-2008:109)
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OpenVAS ID: 860604
OpenVAS Name: Family Connections argv[1] Parameter Remote Arbitrary Command Execution Vulnerability
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Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2008-1675 (🔍)

X-Force: 42132
SecurityTracker: 1019960
Vulnerability Center: 18403 - Linux kernel 2.6.x - 2.6.25 Tehuti Driver bdx_ioctl_priv Function Local Vulnerability, High
SecurityFocus: 29014 - Linux Kernel Tehuti Network Driver 'BDX_OP_WRITE' Memory Corruption Vulnerability
Secunia: 30017
OSVDB: 44927 - CVE-2008-1675 - Linux - Unspecified Issue
Vupen: ADV-2008-1406

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Created: 03/16/2015 05:00 PM
Updated: 08/10/2019 11:58 AM
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