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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-1523

The __group_complete_signal function in the RCU signal handling (signal.c) in Linux kernel 2.6.16, and possibly other versions, has unknown impact and attack vectors related to improper use of BUG_ON.
Publish Date : 2006-04-12 Last Update Date : 2008-09-05
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
10.0
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
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)
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2006-1523 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20061523 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-2006-1523

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.16 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Linux Linux Kernel 1

- References For CVE-2006-1523

http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1103
DEBIAN DSA-1103
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2006/2554
VUPEN ADV-2006-2554
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006-05-31.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2006:028
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/17640
BID 17640 Linux Kernel RCU signal handling __group_complete_signal Function Unspecified Vulnerability Release Date:2007-01-18
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=188604 CONFIRM
http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=linux-kernel&m=114476543426600&w=2
MLIST [linux-kernel] 20060411 [PATCH] __group_complete_signal: remove bogus BUG_ON
http://secunia.com/advisories/20914
SECUNIA 20914
http://secunia.com/advisories/20398
SECUNIA 20398

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-1523

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


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