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Numeric Errors

CVE-2008-5701

Severity Medium
Score 4.7/10

Summary

Array index error in arch/mips/kernel/scall64-o32.S in the Linux kernel before 2.6.28-rc8 on 64-bit MIPS platforms allows local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) via an o32 syscall with a small syscall number, which leads to an attempted read operation outside the bounds of the syscall table.

  • MEDIUM
  • LOCAL
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • COMPLETE

CWE-189 - Numeric Errors

Weaknesses in this category are related to improper calculation or conversion of numbers.

References

Advisory Timeline

  • Published