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Bug 252690 (CVE-2008-5702) - Linux < ib700wdt.c - fix buffer_underflow bug (CVE-2008-5702)
Summary: Linux < ib700wdt.c - fix buffer_underflow bug (CVE-2008-5702)
Alias: CVE-2008-5702
Product: Gentoo Security
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Kernel (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: High normal (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Security
Whiteboard: [linux <] [gp <2.6.27-8]
Depends on:
Reported: 2008-12-27 13:59 UTC by Robert Buchholz (RETIRED)
Modified: 2016-06-06 11:14 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Description Robert Buchholz (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2008-12-27 13:59:03 UTC
CVE-2008-5702 (
  Buffer underflow in the ibwdt_ioctl function in
  drivers/watchdog/ib700wdt.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.28-rc1
  might allow local users to have an unknown impact via a certain
  /dev/watchdog WDIOC_SETTIMEOUT IOCTL call.
Comment 1 Martini peres 2012-03-05 12:08:33 UTC
This comment has been removed because it contained spam. -- idl0r
Comment 2 Aaron Bauman (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2016-06-06 11:14:42 UTC
None of these kernels have been in the tree for many years.