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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2005-1768

Race condition in the ia32 compatibility code for the execve system call in Linux kernel 2.4 before 2.4.31 and 2.6 before 2.6.6 allows local users to cause a denial of service (kernel panic) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a concurrent thread that increments a pointer count after the nargs function has counted the pointers, but before the count is copied from user space to kernel space, which leads to a buffer overflow.
Publish Date : 2005-07-11 Last Update Date : 2010-08-21
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
3.7
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity High (Specialized access conditions exist. It is hard to exploit and several special conditions must be satisfied to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access User
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceExecute CodeOverflow
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 important 2005-06-12 2005-07-04
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2005-1768 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20051768 unix
Race condition in the ia32 compatibility code for the execve system call in Linux kernel 2.4 before 2.4.31 and 2.6 befor... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11117 unix
RHSA-2005:663: Updated kernel packages available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 Update 6 (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:2005663 unix
RHSA-2005:663: Updated kernel packages available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 Update 6 (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20050663 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-2005-1768

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.0 Test10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.0 Test5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.0 Test11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.0 Test6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.0 Test12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.0 Test7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.0 Test2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.0 Test8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.0 Test3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.0 Test1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.0 Test9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.0 Test4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.15 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.16 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.17 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.18 Pre6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.18 Pre1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.18 Pre7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.18 Pre2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.18 Pre8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.18 Pre3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.18 Pre4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.18 Version Details Vulnerabilities
33 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.18 Pre5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
34 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.18 X86 Version Details Vulnerabilities
35 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.19 Pre2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
36 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.19 Pre3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
37 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.19 Pre4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
38 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.19 Pre5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
39 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.19 Version Details Vulnerabilities
40 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.19 Pre6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
41 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.19 Pre1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
42 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.20 Version Details Vulnerabilities
43 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.21 Version Details Vulnerabilities
44 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.21 Pre1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
45 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.21 Pre4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
46 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.21 Pre7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
47 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.22 Version Details Vulnerabilities
48 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.22 Pre10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
49 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.23 Version Details Vulnerabilities
50 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.23 Pre9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
51 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.23 Ow2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
52 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.24 Version Details Vulnerabilities
53 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.24 Ow1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
54 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.25 Version Details Vulnerabilities
55 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.26 Version Details Vulnerabilities
56 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.27 Pre2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
57 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.27 Pre3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
58 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.27 Pre4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
59 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.27 Pre5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
60 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.27 Version Details Vulnerabilities
61 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.27 Pre1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
62 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.28 Version Details Vulnerabilities
63 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.29 Version Details Vulnerabilities
64 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.29 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
65 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.29 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
66 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.30 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
67 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.30 RC3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
68 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.30 Version Details Vulnerabilities
69 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.31 Pre1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
70 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6 Test9 Cvs Version Details Vulnerabilities
71 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.0 Test6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
72 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.0 Test11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
73 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.0 Test7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
74 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.0 Test2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
75 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.0 Test8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
76 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.0 Test3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
77 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
78 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.0 Test9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
79 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.0 Test4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
80 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.0 Test1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
81 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.0 Test5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
82 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.0 Test10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
83 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.1 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
84 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.1 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
85 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
86 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
87 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
88 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
89 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
90 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
91 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.6 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
92 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Linux Linux Kernel 92

- References For CVE-2005-1768

ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/advisories/20060402-01-U
SGI 20060402-01-U
http://secunia.com/advisories/15980
SECUNIA 15980
http://www.suresec.org/advisories/adv4.pdf
http://secunia.com/advisories/17002
SECUNIA 17002
http://secunia.com/advisories/18059
SECUNIA 18059
http://secunia.com/advisories/19185
SECUNIA 19185
http://secunia.com/advisories/19607
SECUNIA 19607
http://securitytracker.com/id?1014442
SECTRACK 1014442
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2005_44_kernel.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2005:044
http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-921
DEBIAN DSA-921
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2005/1878
VUPEN ADV-2005-1878
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-551.html
REDHAT RHSA-2005:551
http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=bugtraq&m=112110120216116&w=2
BUGTRAQ 20050711 [ Suresec Advisories ] - Linux kernel ia32 compatibility (ia64/x86-64)
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/14205
BID 14205 Linux Kernel IA32 ExecVE Local Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2009-07-12
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-663.html
REDHAT RHSA-2005:663

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2005-1768

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


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