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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2005-2490

Original release date: 09/14/2005
Last revised: 03/07/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Stack-based buffer overflow in the sendmsg function call in the Linux kernel 2.6 before 2.6.13.1 allows local users execute arbitrary code by calling sendmsg and modifying the message contents in another thread.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.6 (MEDIUM) (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10481
External Source: XF
Name: kernel-sendmsg-bo(22217)
External Source: TRUSTIX
Name: 2005-0049
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1017
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 19374
External Source: MISC
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=166248
Type: Patch Information
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 17002
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 17826
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2005:514
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 17918
External Source: MANDRAKE
Name: MDKSA-2005:219
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2005:235
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.13.1
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FLSA:157459-1
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FLSA:157459-3
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2005:068
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2005-1878
External Source: MANDRAKE
Name: MDKSA-2005:220
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 16747
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FLSA:157459-2
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2005:663
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-178-1
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 17073
External Source: BID
Name: 14785

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10481
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.0
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.0:test1
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.0:test10
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.0:test11
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.0:test2
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.0:test3
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.0:test4
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.0:test5
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.0:test6
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.0:test7
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.0:test8
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.0:test9
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.1
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.1:rc1
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.1:rc2
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.10
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.10:rc2
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11.11
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11.5
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11.6
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11.7
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11.8
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11:rc2
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11:rc3
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11:rc4
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.12:rc1
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.12:rc4
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.2
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.3
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.4
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.5
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.6
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.6:rc1
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.7
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.7:rc1
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.8
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.8:rc1
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.8:rc2
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.8:rc3
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.9:2.6.20
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6_test9_cvs

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