CVE-2007-5500

NameCVE-2007-5500
DescriptionThe wait_task_stopped function in the Linux kernel before 2.6.23.8 checks a TASK_TRACED bit instead of an exit_state value, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (machine crash) via unspecified vectors. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1428-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: local)

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
fai-kernelssourceetch1.17+etch.13etch5mediumDSA-1428-1
linux-2.6source(unstable)2.6.23-2medium
linux-2.6sourceetch2.6.18.dfsg.1-13etch5mediumDSA-1428-1
user-mode-linuxsourceetch2.6.18-1um-2etch.13etch5mediumDSA-1428-1

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