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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-2451

The suid_dumpable support in Linux kernel 2.6.13 up to versions before 2.6.17.4, and 2.6.16 before 2.6.16.24, allows a local user to cause a denial of service (disk consumption) and possibly gain privileges via the PR_SET_DUMPABLE argument of the prctl function and a program that causes a core dump file to be created in a directory for which the user does not have permissions.
Publish Date : 2006-07-07 Last Update Date : 2012-03-19
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.6
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
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 User
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceGain privileges
CWE ID 399

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat important 2006-06-14 2006-07-06
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2006-2451 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20062451 unix
RHSA-2006:0574: kernel security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20060574 unix
The suid_dumpable support in Linux kernel 2.6.13 up to versions before 2.6.17.4, and 2.6.16 before 2.6.16.24, allows a l... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11336 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-2006-2451

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.13.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.13.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.13.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.13.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.13.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.14 RC5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.14 RC4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.14 RC3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.14 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.14 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.14.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.14.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.14.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.14.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.14.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.14.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.14.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.15 RC6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.15 RC5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.15 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.15 RC4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.15 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.15 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.15 RC3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.15 RC7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.15.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.15.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.15.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.15.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.15.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
33 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.15.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
34 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.15.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
35 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.16 RC4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
36 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.16 RC3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
37 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.16 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
38 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.16 Version Details Vulnerabilities
39 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.16 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
40 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.16 RC6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
41 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.16 RC5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
42 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.16.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
43 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.16.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
44 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.16.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
45 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.16.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
46 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.16.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
47 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.16.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
48 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.16.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
49 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.16.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
50 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.16.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
51 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.16.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
52 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.16.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
53 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.16.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
54 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.16.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
55 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.16.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
56 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.16.15 Version Details Vulnerabilities
57 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.16.16 Version Details Vulnerabilities
58 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.16.17 Version Details Vulnerabilities
59 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.16.18 Version Details Vulnerabilities
60 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.16.19 Version Details Vulnerabilities
61 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.16.20 Version Details Vulnerabilities
62 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.16.21 Version Details Vulnerabilities
63 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.16.22 Version Details Vulnerabilities
64 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.16.23 Version Details Vulnerabilities
65 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.17 RC3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
66 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.17 Version Details Vulnerabilities
67 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.17 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
68 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.17 RC5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
69 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.17 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
70 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.17 RC6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
71 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.17 RC4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
72 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.17.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
73 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.17.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
74 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.17.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Linux Linux Kernel 74

- References For CVE-2006-2451

http://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=195902
http://secunia.com/advisories/20953
SECUNIA 20953
http://secunia.com/advisories/20960
SECUNIA 20960
http://secunia.com/advisories/20965
SECUNIA 20965
http://secunia.com/advisories/20986
SECUNIA 20986
http://secunia.com/advisories/20991
SECUNIA 20991
http://secunia.com/advisories/21179
SECUNIA 21179
http://secunia.com/advisories/21498
SECUNIA 21498
http://secunia.com/advisories/21966
SECUNIA 21966
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.16.24 CONFIRM
http://www.kernel.org/git/?p=linux/kernel/git/stable/linux-2.6.17.y.git;a=commit;h=0af184bb9f80edfbb94de46cb52e9592e5a547b0 CONFIRM
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-162.htm CONFIRM
http://securitytracker.com/id?1016451
SECTRACK 1016451
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.17.4 CONFIRM
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_16_sr.html
SUSE SUSE-SR:2006:016
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_17_sr.html
SUSE SUSE-SR:2006:017
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_42_kernel.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2006:042
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_47_kernel.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2006:047
http://www.osvdb.org/27030
OSVDB 27030
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_49_kernel.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2006:049
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0574.html
REDHAT RHSA-2006:0574
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/439869/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20060712 Linux Kernel 2.6.x PRCTL Core Dump Handling - Local r00t Exploit ( BID 18874 / CVE-2006-2451 )
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-488 CONFIRM
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/2699
VUPEN ADV-2006-2699
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/439483/100/100/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20060707 rPSA-2006-0122-1 kernel
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/439610/100/100/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20060710 Re: rPSA-2006-0122-1 kernel
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/18874
BID 18874 Linux Kernel PRCTL Core Dump Handling Privilege Escalation Vulnerability Release Date:2006-09-19
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/440379/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20060716 Re: Linux Kernel 2.6.x PRCTL Core Dump Handling -- Simple workaround
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/440118/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20060713 Linux sys_prctl LKM based hotfix
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/440117/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20060713 Re: [Full-disclosure] Re: Linux Kernel 2.6.x PRCTL Core Dump Handling - Local r00t Exploit ( BID 18874 / CVE-2006-2451 )
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/440057/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20060714 Linux Kernel 2.6.x PRCTL Core Dump Handling -- Simple workaround
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-311-1
UBUNTU USN-311-1

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-2451

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