xattr.c in the ext2 and ext3 file system code for Linux kernel 2.6 does not properly compare the name_index fields when sharing xattr blocks, which could prevent default ACLs from being applied.
Published 2005-09-06 17:03:00
Updated 2024-02-16 16:53:52
Source MITRE
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2005-2801

2.46%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 90 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2005-2801

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
5.0
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
10.0
2.9
NIST
7.5
HIGH CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N
3.9
3.6
NIST 2024-02-16

CWE ids for CVE-2005-2801

  • The product compares two entities in a security-relevant context, but the comparison is incorrect, which may lead to resultant weaknesses.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2005-2801

Products affected by CVE-2005-2801

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