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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2005-3784

The auto-reap of child processes in Linux kernel 2.6 before 2.6.15 includes processes with ptrace attached, which leads to a dangling ptrace reference and allows local users to cause a denial of service (crash) and gain root privileges.
Publish Date : 2005-11-23 Last Update Date : 2012-03-19
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.9
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 Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
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 ServiceGain privileges
CWE ID 399

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat important 2005-11-23 2005-11-10
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2005-3784 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20053784 unix
RHSA-2006:0101: kernel security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20060101 unix
The auto-reap of child processes in Linux kernel 2.6 before 2.6.15 includes processes with ptrace attached, which leads ... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9080 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-2005-3784

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.11.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.11.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.11.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.11.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.11.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.11.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.11.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.11.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.11.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.11.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.11.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.11.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.12.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.12.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.12.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.12.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.12.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.12.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.13.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.13.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.13.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.13.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.13.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.14.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.14.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
33 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.14.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
34 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.14.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
35 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.14.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
36 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.14.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
37 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.14.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Linux Linux Kernel 37

- References For CVE-2005-3784

http://secunia.com/advisories/17786
SECUNIA 17786
http://secunia.com/advisories/17787
SECUNIA 17787
http://secunia.com/advisories/18203
SECUNIA 18203
http://secunia.com/advisories/17918
SECUNIA 17918
http://secunia.com/advisories/17917
SECUNIA 17917
http://secunia.com/advisories/18510
SECUNIA 18510
http://secunia.com/advisories/19374
SECUNIA 19374
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1017
DEBIAN DSA-1017
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0101.html
REDHAT RHSA-2006:0101
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:018
MANDRIVA MDKSA-2006:018
http://www.kernel.org/git/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=7ed0175a462c4c30f6df6fac1cccac058f997739 CONFIRM
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/419522/100/0/threaded
SUSE SUSE-SA:2005:068
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/15625
BID 15625 Linux Kernel PTraced Child Auto-Reap Local Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2007-01-09
http://www.trustix.org/errata/2005/0070
TRUSTIX TSLSA-2005-0070
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2005/2649
VUPEN ADV-2005-2649
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/427981/100/0/threaded
FEDORA FLSA:157459-4
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=174078
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/439623/100/100/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20060706 Re: [ MDKSA-2006:116 ] - Updated kernel packages fixes multiple vulnerabilities
http://www.ubuntulinux.org/support/documentation/usn/usn-231-1
UBUNTU USN-231-1
http://www.securityfocus.com/advisories/9806
SUSE SUSE-SA:2005:067

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2005-3784

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


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