Vulnerability Details : CVE-2005-2709

The sysctl functionality (sysctl.c) in Linux kernel before allows local users to cause a denial of service (kernel oops) and possibly execute code by opening an interface file in /proc/sys/net/ipv4/conf/, waiting until the interface is unregistered, then obtaining and modifying function pointers in memory that was used for the ctl_table.
Vulnerability category: Execute codeDenial of service
Published 2005-11-20 22:03:00
Updated 2018-10-19 15:33:23
Source Red Hat, Inc.
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Threat overview for CVE-2005-2709

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Top open port discovered on systems with this issue 49152
IPs affected by CVE-2005-2709 8,067
Threat actors abusing to this issue? Yes
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2005-2709

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days: 0.04%

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