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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-1343

net/ipv4/netfilter/ip_conntrack_core.c in Linux kernel 2.4 and 2.6, and possibly net/ipv4/netfilter/nf_conntrack_l3proto_ipv4.c in 2.6, does not clear sockaddr_in.sin_zero before returning IPv4 socket names from the getsockopt function with SO_ORIGINAL_DST, which allows local users to obtain portions of potentially sensitive memory.
Publish Date : 2006-03-21 Last Update Date : 2016-10-17
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
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)
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 low 2006-03-04 2006-03-04
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
net/ipv4/netfilter/ip_conntrack_core.c in Linux kernel 2.4 and 2.6, and possibly net/ipv4/netfilter/nf_conntrack_l3proto... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10875 unix
RHSA-2006:0437: Updated kernel packages for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 Update 8 (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20060437 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-2006-1343

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Linux Linux Kernel 2

- References For CVE-2006-1343
XF linux-sockaddr-memory-leak(25425)
VUPEN ADV-2006-2071
VUPEN ADV-2006-4502
TRUSTIX 2006-0032
BUGTRAQ 20061113 VMSA-2006-0008 - VMware ESX Server 2.0.2 Upgrade Patch 2
BID 17203 Linux Kernel Ssockaddr_In.Sin_Zero Kernel Memory Disclosure Vulnerabilities Release Date:2007-01-19
BUGTRAQ 20061113 VMSA-2006-0005 - VMware ESX Server 2.5.4 Upgrade Patch 1
BUGTRAQ 20060531 rPSA-2006-0087-1 kernel
BUGTRAQ 20061113 VMSA-2006-0006 - VMware ESX Server 2.5.3 Upgrade Patch 4
BUGTRAQ 20061113 VMSA-2006-0007 - VMware ESX Server 2.1.3 Upgrade Patch 2
REDHAT RHSA-2006:0580
REDHAT RHSA-2006:0579
REDHAT RHSA-2006:0575
REDHAT RHSA-2006:0437
MLIST [linux-netdev] 20060304 BUG: Small information leak in SO_ORIGINAL_DST (2.4 and 2.6) and CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-1343

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