Various routines for the ppc64 architecture on Linux kernel 2.6 prior to 2.6.2 and 2.4 prior to 2.4.24 do not use the copy_from_user function when copying data from userspace to kernelspace, which crosses security boundaries and allows local users to cause a denial of service.

Technical Details

CVSSv2 Score:




Published Date:

Wednesday 31st of December 2003

Modified Date:

Wednesday 11th of October 2017

CVSSv2 Score:
  • Access Vector: Local
  • Access Complexity: Low
  • Authentication Required: Single
  • Confidentiality Impact: None
  • Integrity Impact: None
  • Availability Impact: Partial
Common Platform Enumeration (CPE) Affected: Common Platform Enumeration (CPE) List:

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