Bug 248325 (CVE-2007-3105)

Summary: CVE-2007-3105 Bound check ordering issue in random driver
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Marcel Holtmann <holtmann>
Component: vulnerabilityAssignee: Red Hat Product Security <security-response-team>
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Version: unspecifiedCC: dhoward, kernel-mgr, kreilly
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Last Closed: 2007-11-01 13:33:30 UTC Type: ---
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Bug Depends On: 275941, 275951, 275961, 275971    
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Description Marcel Holtmann 2007-07-16 05:15:59 UTC
Bug reported by the PaX Team <pageexec>

If root raised the default wakeup threshold over the size of the
output pool, the pool transfer function could overflow the stack with
RNG bytes, causing a DoS or potential privilege escalation.