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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-6535

The dev_queue_xmit function in Linux kernel 2.6 can fail before calling the local_bh_disable function, which could lead to data corruption and "node lockups." NOTE: it is not clear whether this issue is exploitable.
Publish Date : 2007-01-30 Last Update Date : 2010-08-21
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
9.4
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
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)
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 moderate 2006-10-25 2006-12-14
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2006-6535 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20066535 unix
RHSA-2007:0014: kernel security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20070014 unix
The dev_queue_xmit function in Linux kernel 2.6 can fail before calling the local_bh_disable function, which could lead ... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11679 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-2006-6535

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Linux Linux Kernel 1

- References For CVE-2006-6535

http://secunia.com/advisories/24206
SECUNIA 24206
http://secunia.com/advisories/23997
SECUNIA 23997
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2007-0014.html
REDHAT RHSA-2007:0014
http://secunia.com/advisories/25683
SECUNIA 25683
http://secunia.com/advisories/25714
SECUNIA 25714
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/22317
BID 22317 Linux Kernel Dev_Queue_XMIT Local Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2007-06-18
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2007-063.htm CONFIRM
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1304
DEBIAN DSA-1304
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_35_kernel.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2007:035
http://linux.bkbits.net:8080/linux-2.6/gnupatch@4186e5bfgUOMBbA6xFaY0_z84kaURw CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-6535

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


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