Memory leak in the ip6_input_finish function in ip6_input.c in Linux kernel 2.6.12 and earlier might allow attackers to cause a denial of service via malformed IPv6 packets with unspecified parameter problems, which prevents the SKB from being freed.
Published 2005-11-27 22:03:00
Updated 2018-10-03 21:34:00
Source MITRE
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Vulnerability category: Denial of service

Threat overview for CVE-2005-3858

Top countries where our scanners detected CVE-2005-3858
Top open port discovered on systems with this issue 49153
IPs affected by CVE-2005-3858 11,273
Threat actors abusing to this issue? Yes
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2005-3858

5.48%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 92 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2005-3858

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
7.8
HIGH AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
10.0
6.9
NIST

Products affected by CVE-2005-3858

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