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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2005-2617

The syscall32_setup_pages function in syscall32.c for Linux kernel 2.6.12 and later, on the 64-bit x86 platform, does not check the return value of the insert_vm_struct function, which allows local users to trigger a memory leak via a 32-bit application with crafted ELF headers.
Publish Date : 2005-08-17 Last Update Date : 2008-09-05
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
3.6
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
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 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)
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2005-2617

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.12 RC4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.12 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Linux Linux Kernel 2

- References For CVE-2005-2617

http://www.kernel.org/git/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=9fb1759a3102c26cd8f64254a7c3e532782c2bb8 CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2005-2617

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


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