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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-0006

The key serial number collision avoidance code in the key_alloc_serial function in Linux kernel 2.6.9 up to 2.6.20 allows local users to cause a denial of service (crash) via vectors that trigger a null dereference, as originally reported as "spinlock CPU recursion."
Publish Date : 2007-02-06 Last Update Date : 2010-09-15
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
1.9
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 Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified 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 2007-02-06 2006-12-21
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
ELSA-2007:0099: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22319 unix
RHSA-2007:0085: kernel security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20070085 unix
RHSA-2007:0099: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20070099 unix
The key serial number collision avoidance code in the key_alloc_serial function in Linux kernel 2.6.9 up to 2.6.20 allow... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9829 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-2007-0006

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.9 2.6.20 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.20 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Linux Linux Kernel 2

- References For CVE-2007-0006

http://secunia.com/advisories/25691
SECUNIA 25691
http://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=7727 CONFIRM
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:047
MANDRIVA MDKSA-2007:047
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:060
MANDRIVA MDKSA-2007:060
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/471457
BUGTRAQ 20070615 rPSA-2007-0124-1 kernel xen
http://secunia.com/advisories/24109
SECUNIA 24109
http://secunia.com/advisories/24547
SECUNIA 24547
http://secunia.com/advisories/24482
SECUNIA 24482
http://secunia.com/advisories/24429
SECUNIA 24429
http://secunia.com/advisories/24259
SECUNIA 24259
http://secunia.com/advisories/24300
SECUNIA 24300
http://secunia.com/advisories/24752
SECUNIA 24752
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_21_kernel.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2007:021
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0085.html
REDHAT RHSA-2007:0085
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0099.html
REDHAT RHSA-2007:0099
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-451-1
UBUNTU USN-451-1
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/22539
BID 22539 Linux Kernel Key_Alloc_Serial() Local Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2007-06-15
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=227495 CONFIRM
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1097 CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-0006

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


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