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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-5749

The isdn_ppp_ccp_reset_alloc_state function in drivers/isdn/isdn_ppp.c in the Linux 2.4 kernel before 2.4.34-rc4 does not call the init_timer function for the ISDN PPP CCP reset state timer, which has unknown attack vectors and results in a system crash.
Publish Date : 2006-12-31 Last Update Date : 2010-09-15
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
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 Single system (The vulnerability requires an attacker to be logged into the system (such as at a command line or via a desktop session or web interface).)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Vendor Statements

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is not vulnerable to this issue as it contains a backported patch.
Source: Redhat

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2006-5749 unix
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- Products Affected By CVE-2006-5749

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.34 RC3 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Linux Linux Kernel 1

- References For CVE-2006-5749
SUSE SUSE-SA:2007:018
SUSE SUSE-SA:2007:021
BID 21883 Linux Kernel ISDN PPP CCP Reset State Timer Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2007-06-15
BID 21835 Linux Kernel ISDN PPP Remote Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2007-06-15
BUGTRAQ 20070615 rPSA-2007-0124-1 kernel xen
SUSE SUSE-SA:2007:030
SUSE SUSE-SA:2007:035
TRUSTIX 2007-0002
SECUNIA 23529;a=commitdiff;h=05dca9b77f99d80cf615075624666106d5b61727 CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-5749

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