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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2005-4639

Buffer overflow in the CA-driver (dst_ca.c) for TwinHan DST Frontend/Card in Linux kernel 2.6.12 and other versions before 2.6.15 allows local users to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code by "reading more than 8 bytes into an 8 byte long array".
Publish Date : 2005-12-31 Last Update Date : 2009-11-12
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.6
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 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 User
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceExecute CodeOverflow
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2005-4639

# 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 RC5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.12 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.12.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.12.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.12.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.12.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.12.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.12.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.13 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.13 RC7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.13 RC6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.13 RC4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.13.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.13.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.13.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.13.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.14 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.14 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.14 RC4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.14 RC3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.14.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.14.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.14.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Linux Linux Kernel 26

- References For CVE-2005-4639

http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/43323
XF linux-kernel-cadriver-bo(43323)
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.15 CONFIRM
http://secunia.com/advisories/18216
SECUNIA 18216
http://secunia.com/advisories/18527
SECUNIA 18527
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2006/0035
VUPEN ADV-2006-0035
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/16142
BID 16142 Linux Kernel DVB Driver Local Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2006-12-14
http://www.ubuntulinux.org/support/documentation/usn/usn-244-1
UBUNTU USN-244-1
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:040
MANDRIVA MDKSA-2006:040

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2005-4639

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


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