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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-5754

The aio_setup_ring function in Linux kernel does not properly initialize a variable, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (crash) via an unspecified error path that causes an incorrect free operation.
Publish Date : 2007-01-30 Last Update Date : 2010-09-15
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.9
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 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 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 2006-12-29 2007-01-23
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2006-5754 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20065754 unix
RHSA-2007:0014: kernel security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20070014 unix
The aio_setup_ring function in Linux kernel does not properly initialize a variable, which allows local users to cause a... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11234 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-2006-5754

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Linux Linux Kernel 1

- References For CVE-2006-5754

http://secunia.com/advisories/25683
SECUNIA 25683
http://secunia.com/advisories/25714
SECUNIA 25714
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1304
DEBIAN DSA-1304
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:025
MANDRIVA MDKSA-2007:025
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_35_kernel.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2007:035
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2007-0014.html
REDHAT RHSA-2007:0014
http://secunia.com/advisories/24206
SECUNIA 24206
http://secunia.com/advisories/23997
SECUNIA 23997
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2007-063.htm CONFIRM
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/22193
BID 22193 Linux Kernel AIO_Setup_Ring Local Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2007-06-18

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-5754

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


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