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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-5753

Unspecified vulnerability in the listxattr system call in Linux kernel, when a "bad inode" is present, allows local users to cause a denial of service (data corruption) and possibly gain privileges via unknown vectors.
Publish Date : 2007-01-30 Last Update Date : 2017-10-10
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.2
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) Denial Of ServiceGain privileges
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Vendor Statements

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 is not vulnerable to this issue as it only affects x86_64 architectures. Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is not vulnerable to this issue as it contains a backported patch at release.
Source: Redhat

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate 2006-12-18 2007-01-03
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2006-5753 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20065753 unix
DSA-1503 kernel-source-2.4.27 -- several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8063 unix
RHSA-2007:0014: kernel security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20070014 unix
Unspecified vulnerability in the listxattr system call in Linux kernel, when a "bad inode" is present, allows local user... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9371 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-2006-5753

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.20.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux 4.0 Advanced Server Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux 4.0 Enterprise Server Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux 4.0 Workstation Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Desktop 4.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Linux Linux Kernel 1
Redhat Enterprise Linux 3
Redhat Enterprise Linux Desktop 1

- References For CVE-2006-5753

https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1106 CONFIRM
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-416-1
UBUNTU USN-416-1
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/22316
BID 22316 Linux Kernel ListXATTR Local Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2008-09-08
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/471457
BUGTRAQ 20070615 rPSA-2007-0124-1 kernel xen
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0014.html
REDHAT RHSA-2007:0014
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_35_kernel.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2007:035
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_30_kernel.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2007:030
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_21_kernel.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2007:021
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_18_kernel.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2007:018
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:040
MANDRIVA MDKSA-2007:040
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:060
MANDRIVA MDKSA-2007:060
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1503
DEBIAN DSA-1503
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1304
DEBIAN DSA-1304
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2007-063.htm CONFIRM
http://fedoranews.org/cms/node/2740
FEDORA FEDORA-2007-291
http://lkml.org/lkml/2007/1/3/150
http://fedoranews.org/cms/node/2739
FEDORA FEDORA-2007-277

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-5753

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


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