CVE-2008-3527

NameCVE-2008-3527
Descriptionarch/i386/kernel/sysenter.c in the Virtual Dynamic Shared Objects (vDSO) implementation in the Linux kernel before 2.6.21 does not properly check boundaries, which allows local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service via unspecified vectors, related to the install_special_mapping, syscall, and syscall32_nopage functions.
SourceCVE (at NVD; LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1687-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: local)

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
fai-kernelssourceetch1.17+etch.23etch1mediumDSA-1687-1
linux-2.6source(unstable)2.6.21-1medium
linux-2.6sourceetch2.6.18.dfsg.1-23etch1mediumDSA-1687-1
user-mode-linuxsourceetch2.6.18-1um-2etch.23etch1mediumDSA-1687-1

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