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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-0457

Race condition in the (1) add_key, (2) request_key, and (3) keyctl functions in Linux kernel 2.6.x allows local users to cause a denial of service (crash) or read sensitive kernel memory by modifying the length of a string argument between the time that the kernel calculates the length and when it copies the data into kernel memory.
Publish Date : 2006-03-13 Last Update Date : 2010-08-21
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.1
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
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 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 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 2006-02-17 2006-02-03
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Race condition in the (1) add_key, (2) request_key, and (3) keyctl functions in Linux kernel 2.6.x allows local users to... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9566 unix
RHSA-2006:0575: Updated kernel packages available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 Update 4 (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20060575 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-2006-0457

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.0 Test7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.0 Test11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.0 Test6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.0 Test10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.0 Test5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.0 Test1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.0 Test4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.0 Test9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.0 Test3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.0 Test8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.0 Test2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.1 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.1 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.6 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.7 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.8 RC3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.8 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.8 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.8.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.8.1.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.9 2.6.20 Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.10 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.11 Rc1 Bk6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
33 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.11 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
34 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.11 RC4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
35 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.11 RC3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
36 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
37 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.11 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
38 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.11.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
39 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.11.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
40 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.11.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
41 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.11.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
42 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.11.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
43 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.11.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
44 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.11.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
45 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.11.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
46 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.11.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
47 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.11.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
48 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.11.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
49 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.11.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
50 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
51 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.12 RC4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
52 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.12 RC5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
53 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.12 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
54 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.12.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
55 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.12.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
56 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.12.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
57 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.12.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
58 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.12.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
59 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.12.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
60 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.13 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
61 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.13 RC7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
62 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.13 RC6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
63 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
64 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.13 RC4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
65 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.13.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
66 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.13.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
67 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.13.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
68 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.13.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
69 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.14 RC3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
70 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.14 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
71 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.14 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
72 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
73 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.14 RC4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
74 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.14.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
75 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.14.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
76 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.14.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
77 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.14.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
78 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.15 RC4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
79 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.15 Version Details Vulnerabilities
80 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.15 RC3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
81 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.15 RC7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
82 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.15 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
83 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.15 RC6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
84 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.15 RC5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
85 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.15.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
86 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.15.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
87 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.15.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
88 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.15.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
89 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.15.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Linux Linux Kernel 89

- References For CVE-2006-0457

http://secunia.com/advisories/19220
SECUNIA 19220
http://secunia.com/advisories/20398
SECUNIA 20398
http://secunia.com/advisories/21465
SECUNIA 21465
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-200.htm CONFIRM
http://secunia.com/advisories/22417
SECUNIA 22417
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:059
MANDRIVA MDKSA-2006:059
http://www.osvdb.org/23894
OSVDB 23894
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006-05-31.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2006:028
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0575.html
REDHAT RHSA-2006:0575
http://www.ubuntulinux.org/support/documentation/usn/usn-263-1
UBUNTU USN-263-1
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/25354
XF kernel-addkey-dos(25354)
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/17084
BID 17084 Linux Kernel Security Key Functions Local Copy_To_User Race Vulnerability Release Date:2006-12-22

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-0457

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


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