Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-0457

Race condition in the (1) add_key, (2) request_key, and (3) keyctl functions in Linux kernel 2.6.x allows local users to cause a denial of service (crash) or read sensitive kernel memory by modifying the length of a string argument between the time that the kernel calculates the length and when it copies the data into kernel memory.
Vulnerability category: Denial of service
Published 2006-03-14 02:02:00
Updated 2018-10-03 21:35:33
Source Red Hat, Inc.
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Threat overview for CVE-2006-0457

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Top open port discovered on systems with this issue 49153
IPs affected by CVE-2006-0457 11,887
Threat actors abusing to this issue? Yes
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2006-0457

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days: 0.40%

Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less: ~ 71 % EPSS Score History EPSS FAQ

CVSS scores for CVE-2006-0457

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