Executive Summary

Informations
NameCVE-2008-5700First vendor Publication2008-12-22
VendorCveLast vendor Modification2012-03-19

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Cvss Base Score1.9Attack RangeLocal
Cvss Impact Score2.9Attack ComplexityMedium
Cvss Expoit Score3.4AuthenticationNone Required
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Detail

libata in the Linux kernel before 2.6.27.9 does not set minimum timeouts for SG_IO requests, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (Programmed I/O mode on drives) via multiple simultaneous invocations of an unspecified test program.

Original Source

Url : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-5700

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

idName
CWE-399Resource Management Errors

OVAL Definitions

Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8606
 
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8606
Title: VMware kernel libata vulnerability
Description: libata in the Linux kernel before 2.6.27.9 does not set minimum timeouts for SG_IO requests, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (Programmed I/O mode on drives) via multiple simultaneous invocations of an unspecified test program.
Family: unix Class: vulnerability
Reference(s): CVE-2008-5700
Version: 4
Platform(s): VMWare ESX Server 4.0
Product(s):
Definition Synopsis:
Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10948
 
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10948
Title: libata in the Linux kernel before 2.6.27.9 does not set minimum timeouts for SG_IO requests, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (Programmed I/O mode on drives) via multiple simultaneous invocations of an unspecified test program.
Description: libata in the Linux kernel before 2.6.27.9 does not set minimum timeouts for SG_IO requests, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (Programmed I/O mode on drives) via multiple simultaneous invocations of an unspecified test program.
Family: unix Class: vulnerability
Reference(s): CVE-2008-5700
Version: 5
Platform(s): Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
CentOS Linux 4
Oracle Linux 4
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
CentOS Linux 5
Oracle Linux 5
Product(s):
Definition Synopsis:

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

TypeDescriptionCount
Os120

OpenVAS Exploits

DateDescription
2011-08-09Name : CentOS Update for kernel CESA-2009:0326 centos5 i386
File : nvt/gb_CESA-2009_0326_kernel_centos5_i386.nasl
2011-08-09Name : CentOS Update for kernel CESA-2009:0331 centos4 i386
File : nvt/gb_CESA-2009_0331_kernel_centos4_i386.nasl
2009-05-05Name : Debian Security Advisory DSA 1787-1 (linux-2.6.24)
File : nvt/deb_1787_1.nasl
2009-04-28Name : CentOS Security Advisory CESA-2009:0331 (kernel)
File : nvt/ovcesa2009_0331.nasl
2009-04-06Name : CentOS Security Advisory CESA-2009:0326 (kernel)
File : nvt/ovcesa2009_0326.nasl
2009-04-06Name : RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2009:0326
File : nvt/RHSA_2009_0326.nasl
2009-03-13Name : RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2009:0331
File : nvt/RHSA_2009_0331.nasl
2009-03-02Name : SuSE Security Advisory SUSE-SA:2009:010 (kernel)
File : nvt/suse_sa_2009_010.nasl
2009-02-10Name : RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2009:0053
File : nvt/RHSA_2009_0053.nasl
2009-02-02Name : Ubuntu USN-715-1 (linux)
File : nvt/ubuntu_715_1.nasl
2009-01-20Name : SuSE Security Advisory SUSE-SA:2009:003 (kernel-debug)
File : nvt/suse_sa_2009_003.nasl

Open Source Vulnerability Database (OSVDB)

idDescription
51000Linux Kernel libata SG_IO Request Timeout Invocation Saturation Local DoS

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

DateDescription
2013-07-12Name : The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : oraclelinux_ELSA-2009-0326.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2013-07-12Name : The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : oraclelinux_ELSA-2009-0331.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2012-08-01Name : The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : sl_20090312_kernel_on_SL4_x.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2012-08-01Name : The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : sl_20090401_kernel_on_SL5_x.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2010-01-06Name : The remote CentOS host is missing one or more security updates.
File : centos_RHSA-2009-0326.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2010-01-06Name : The remote CentOS host is missing one or more security updates.
File : centos_RHSA-2009-0331.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2009-11-23Name : The remote VMware ESXi / ESX host is missing one or more security-related pat...
File : vmware_VMSA-2009-0016.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2009-07-21Name : The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
File : suse_11_0_kernel-090114.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2009-05-04Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.
File : debian_DSA-1787.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2009-04-23Name : The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : ubuntu_USN-714-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2009-04-23Name : The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : ubuntu_USN-715-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2009-04-01Name : The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
File : redhat-RHSA-2009-0326.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2009-03-13Name : The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
File : redhat-RHSA-2009-0331.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Internal Sources (Detail)

SourceUrl
BUGTRAQhttp://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/507985/100/0/threaded
CONFIRMhttp://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/stable/linux-2.6.27.y.git;a=commit;...
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2009-114.htm
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.27.9
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2009-0016.html
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=474495
DEBIANhttp://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1787
MLISThttp://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/12/09/2
REDHAThttp://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-0053.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-0326.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-0331.html
SECUNIAhttp://secunia.com/advisories/33706
http://secunia.com/advisories/33756
http://secunia.com/advisories/33758
http://secunia.com/advisories/33854
http://secunia.com/advisories/34252
http://secunia.com/advisories/34762
http://secunia.com/advisories/34981
http://secunia.com/advisories/37471
SUSEhttp://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-02/msg00003.html
UBUNTUhttp://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-715-1
http://www.ubuntulinux.org/support/documentation/usn/usn-714-1
VUPENhttp://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/3316
XFhttp://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/47669

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