The NTFS filesystem code in Linux kernel 2.6.x up to 2.6.18, and possibly other versions, allows local users to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) via a malformed NTFS file stream that triggers an infinite loop in the __find_get_block_slow function.
Published 2006-11-22 01:07:00
Updated 2017-07-20 01:34:10
Source MITRE
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Vulnerability category: Denial of service

Threat overview for CVE-2006-6060

Top countries where our scanners detected CVE-2006-6060
Top open port discovered on systems with this issue 49153
IPs affected by CVE-2006-6060 12,136
Threat actors abusing to this issue? Yes
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2006-6060

0.06%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 24 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2006-6060

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
4.9
MEDIUM AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
3.9
6.9
NIST

Products affected by CVE-2006-6060

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