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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-1855

choose_new_parent in Linux kernel before 2.6.11.12 includes certain debugging code, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (panic) by causing certain circumstances involving termination of a parent process.
Publish Date : 2006-05-18 Last Update Date : 2010-08-21
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
2.1
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 Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
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 2006-04-03 2006-05-18
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
choose_new_parent in Linux kernel before 2.6.11.12 includes certain debugging code, which allows local users to cause a ... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11235 unix
RHSA-2006:0493: kernel security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20060493 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-2006-1855

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.11.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.11.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.11.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.11.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.11.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.11.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.11.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.11.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.11.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.11.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.11.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Linux Linux Kernel 11

- References For CVE-2006-1855

http://secunia.com/advisories/20237
SECUNIA 20237
http://secunia.com/advisories/21179
SECUNIA 21179
http://secunia.com/advisories/20716
SECUNIA 20716
http://secunia.com/advisories/21745
SECUNIA 21745
http://secunia.com/advisories/22093
SECUNIA 22093
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-161.htm CONFIRM
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1184
DEBIAN DSA-1184
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_42_kernel.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2006:042
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0493.html
REDHAT RHSA-2006:0493
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/attachment.cgi?id=127302
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-302-1
UBUNTU USN-302-1
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/18099
BID 18099 Linux Kernel Choose_New_Parent Local Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2006-12-18

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-1855

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


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