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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2005-0757

The xattr file system code, as backported in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 on 64-bit systems, does not properly handle certain offsets, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) via certain actions on an ext3 file system with extended attributes enabled.
Publish Date : 2005-05-18 Last Update Date : 2010-08-21
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
2.1
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate 2004-12-10 2005-05-18
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
RHSA-2005:294: Updated kernel packages available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 Update 5 (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:2005294 unix
RHSA-2005:294: Updated kernel packages available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 Update 5 (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20050294 unix
The xattr file system code, as backported in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 on 64-bit systems, does not properly handle cert... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11406 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2005-0757

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux 3.0 Enterprise Server Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux 3.0 Workstation Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux 3.0 Advanced Servers Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Desktop 3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Redhat Enterprise Linux 3
Redhat Enterprise Linux Desktop 1

- References For CVE-2005-0757

http://secunia.com/advisories/18056
SECUNIA 18056
http://secunia.com/advisories/18059
SECUNIA 18059
http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-922
DEBIAN DSA-922
http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-921
DEBIAN DSA-921
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-294.html
REDHAT RHSA-2005:294
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/13680
BID 13680 Linux Kernel 64 Bit EXT3 Filesystem Extended Attribute Denial Of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2009-07-12

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2005-0757

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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