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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-1055

The fill_write_buffer function in sysfs/file.c in Linux kernel 2.6.12 up to versions before 2.6.17-rc1 does not zero terminate a buffer when a length of PAGE_SIZE or more is requested, which might allow local users to cause a denial of service (crash) by causing an out-of-bounds read.
Publish Date : 2006-04-05 Last Update Date : 2008-09-05
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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

- Products Affected By CVE-2006-1055

# 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 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.12 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.12.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.12.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.12.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.12.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.12.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.12.6 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 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.13.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.13.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.13.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.13.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.14 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.14 RC4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.14 RC3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.14 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.14.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.14.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.14.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.14.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.14.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.15 RC3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.15 RC7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.15 RC6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
33 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.15 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
34 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.15 RC5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
35 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.15 RC4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
36 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.15 Version Details Vulnerabilities
37 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.15.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
38 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.15.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
39 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.15.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
40 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.15.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
41 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.15.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
42 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.16 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
43 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.17 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Linux Linux Kernel 43

- References For CVE-2006-1055

http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2006/1273
VUPEN ADV-2006-1273
http://secunia.com/advisories/20716
SECUNIA 20716
http://secunia.com/advisories/20398
SECUNIA 20398
http://www.osvdb.org/24443
OSVDB 24443
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006-05-31.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2006:028
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2006/1475
VUPEN ADV-2006-1475
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/17402
BID 17402 Linux Kernel SYSFS PAGE_SIZE Local Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2007-01-25
http://www.trustix.org/errata/2006/0020
TRUSTIX 2006-0020
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-302-1
UBUNTU USN-302-1
http://www.ubuntulinux.org/support/documentation/usn/usn-281-1
UBUNTU USN-281-1
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/25693
XF linux-fillwritebuffer-dos(25693)
http://www.kernel.org/git/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=6e0dd741a89be35defa05bd79f4211c5a2762825 CONFIRM
http://www.kernel.org/git/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commitdiff;h=6e0dd741a89be35defa05bd79f4211c5a2762825;hp=597a7679dd83691be2f3a53e1f3f915b4a7f6eba CONFIRM
http://secunia.com/advisories/19955
SECUNIA 19955
http://secunia.com/advisories/19735
SECUNIA 19735
http://secunia.com/advisories/19495
SECUNIA 19495
http://lwn.net/Alerts/180820/
FEDORA FEDORA-2006-423

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-1055

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


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