Array index overflow in the xfrm_sk_policy_insert function in xfrm_user.c in Linux kernel 2.6 allows local users to cause a denial of service (oops or deadlock) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a p->dir value that is larger than XFRM_POLICY_OUT, which is used as an index in the sock->sk_policy array.
Published 2005-08-04 04:00:00
Updated 2024-02-09 00:44:13
Source MITRE
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Execute codeDenial of service

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2005-2456

0.13%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 46 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2005-2456

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
2.1
LOW AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
3.9
2.9
NIST
5.5
MEDIUM CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
1.8
3.6
NIST 2024-02-09

CWE ids for CVE-2005-2456

  • The product does not properly acquire or release a lock on a resource, leading to unexpected resource state changes and behaviors.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2005-2456

Products affected by CVE-2005-2456

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