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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2005-4811

The hugepage code (hugetlb.c) in Linux kernel 2.6, possibly 2.6.12 and 2.6.13, in certain configurations, allows local users to cause a denial of service (crash) by triggering an mmap error before a prefault, which causes an error in the unmap_hugepage_area function.
Publish Date : 2005-12-31 Last Update Date : 2016-10-17
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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 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 important 2005-08-05 2005-08-05
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
RHSA-2006:0689: kernel security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20060689 unix
The hugepage code (hugetlb.c) in Linux kernel 2.6, possibly 2.6.12 and 2.6.13, in certain configurations, allows local u... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10976 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-2005-4811

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6 Test9 Cvs Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.0 Test8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.0 Test3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.0 Test11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.0 Test9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.0 Test4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.0 Test5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.0 Test6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.0 Test1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.0 Test7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.0 Test2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.0 Test10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.1 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.1 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.6 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.7 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.8 RC3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.8 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.8 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.9 2.6.20 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.10 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.11 RC4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
33 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.11 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
34 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.11 RC3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
35 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.11.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
36 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.11.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
37 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.11.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
38 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.11.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
39 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.11.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
40 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.11.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
41 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.12 RC5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
42 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
43 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.12 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
44 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.12 RC4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
45 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.12.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
46 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.12.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
47 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.12.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
48 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.12.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
49 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.12.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
50 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.12.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
51 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.13 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
52 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
53 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.13 RC4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
54 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.13 RC6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
55 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.13 RC7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
56 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.13.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
57 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.13.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
58 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.13.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
59 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.13.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Linux Linux Kernel 59

- References For CVE-2005-4811

http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1304
DEBIAN DSA-1304
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0689.html
REDHAT RHSA-2006:0689
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/20362
BID 20362 Linux Kernel UnMap_HugePage_Area Local Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2007-06-18
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=165345 CONFIRM
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-249.htm CONFIRM
http://marc.info/?l=linux-kernel&m=112323336017157
MLIST [linux-kernel] 20050805 [PATCH] Fix hugepage crash on failing mmap()

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2005-4811

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


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