CVE-2007-3848

NameCVE-2007-3848
DescriptionLinux kernel 2.4.35 and other versions allows local users to send arbitrary signals to a child process that is running at higher privileges by causing a setuid-root parent process to die, which delivers an attacker-controlled parent process death signal (PR_SET_PDEATHSIG).
SourceCVE (at NVD; oss-sec, fulldisc, OSVDB, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, more)
ReferencesDSA-1356-1, DSA-1503-1, DSA-1503-2, DSA-1504-1
NVD severitylow (attack range: local)
Debian/oldstablenot vulnerable.
Debian/stablenot known to be vulnerable.
Debian/testingnot known to be vulnerable.
Debian/unstablenot known to be vulnerable.

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
linux-2.6 (PTS)squeeze (security), squeeze2.6.32-48squeeze6fixed
squeeze (lts)2.6.32-48squeeze11fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
fai-kernelssourcesarge1.9.1sarge8lowDSA-1504-1
hostap-modules-i386sourcesarge1:0.3.7-1sarge3lowDSA-1503-1
i2csourcesarge1:2.9.1-1sarge2lowDSA-1503-1
kernel-image-2.4.27-alphasourcesarge2.4.27-10sarge6lowDSA-1503-1
kernel-image-2.4.27-armsourcesarge2.4.27-2sarge6lowDSA-1503-1
kernel-image-2.4.27-i386sourcesarge2.4.27-10sarge6lowDSA-1503-1
kernel-image-2.4.27-ia64sourcesarge2.4.27-10sarge6lowDSA-1503-1
kernel-image-2.4.27-m68ksourcesarge2.4.27-3sarge6lowDSA-1503-1
kernel-image-2.4.27-s390sourcesarge2.4.27-2sarge6lowDSA-1503-1
kernel-image-2.4.27-sparcsourcesarge2.4.27-9sarge6lowDSA-1503-1
kernel-image-2.6.8-alphasourcesarge2.6.8-17sarge1lowDSA-1504-1
kernel-image-2.6.8-amd64sourcesarge2.6.8-17sarge1lowDSA-1504-1
kernel-image-2.6.8-hppasourcesarge2.6.8-7sarge1lowDSA-1504-1
kernel-image-2.6.8-i386sourcesarge2.6.8-17sarge1lowDSA-1504-1
kernel-image-2.6.8-ia64sourcesarge2.6.8-15sarge1lowDSA-1504-1
kernel-image-2.6.8-m68ksourcesarge2.6.8-5sarge1lowDSA-1504-1
kernel-image-2.6.8-s390sourcesarge2.6.8-6sarge1lowDSA-1504-1
kernel-image-2.6.8-sparcsourcesarge2.6.8-16sarge1lowDSA-1504-1
kernel-image-speakup-i386sourcesarge2.4.27-1.1sarge5lowDSA-1503-1
kernel-latest-2.4-alphasourcesarge101sarge3lowDSA-1503-1
kernel-latest-2.4-i386sourcesarge101sarge2lowDSA-1503-1
kernel-latest-2.4-s390sourcesarge2.4.27-1sarge2lowDSA-1503-1
kernel-latest-2.4-sparcsourcesarge42sarge3lowDSA-1503-1
kernel-patch-2.4.27-mipssourcesarge2.4.27-10.sarge4.040815-3lowDSA-1503-1
kernel-patch-powerpc-2.4.27sourcesarge2.4.27-10sarge6lowDSA-1503-1
kernel-patch-powerpc-2.6.8sourcesarge2.6.8-13sarge1lowDSA-1504-1
kernel-source-2.4.27sourcesarge2.4.27-10sarge7lowDSA-1503-2
kernel-source-2.6.8sourcesarge2.6.8-17sarge1lowDSA-1504-1
linux-2.6source(unstable)2.6.22-4low
linux-2.6sourceetch2.6.18.dfsg.1-13etch1lowDSA-1356-1
mindi-kernelsourcesarge2.4.27-2sarge5lowDSA-1503-1
pcmcia-modules-2.4.27-i386sourcesarge3.2.5+2sarge2lowDSA-1503-1
systemimagersourcesarge3.2.3-6sarge5lowDSA-1503-1

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