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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-6921

Unspecified versions of the Linux kernel allow local users to cause a denial of service (unrecoverable zombie process) via a program with certain instructions that prevent init from properly reaping a child whose parent has died.
Publish Date : 2007-01-12 Last Update Date : 2010-08-21
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
2.1
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 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

- Vendor Statements

This issue did not affect the versions of the Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 or 3.
Source: Redhat

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate 2006-12-20 2006-12-19
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
ELSA-2008:0154: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22598 unix
RHSA-2007:0939: kernel security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20070939 unix
RHSA-2008:0154: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080154 unix
Unspecified versions of the Linux kernel allow local users to cause a denial of service (unrecoverable zombie process) v... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10834 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-2006-6921

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.20.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Linux Linux Kernel 1

- References For CVE-2006-6921

http://secunia.com/advisories/27747
SECUNIA 27747
http://secunia.com/advisories/29236
SECUNIA 29236
http://secunia.com/advisories/27436
SECUNIA 27436
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0154.html
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0154
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2007-474.htm CONFIRM
http://uwsg.iu.edu/hypermail/linux/kernel/0612.2/1021.html
MLIST [linux-kernel] 20061220 Re: BUG: wedged processes, test program supplied
http://uwsg.iu.edu/hypermail/linux/kernel/0612.2/0980.html
MLIST [linux-kernel] 20061219 BUG: wedged processes, test program supplied
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0939.html
REDHAT RHSA-2007:0939

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-6921

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


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