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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2005-3109

Original release date: 09/30/2005
Last revised: 08/21/2010
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

The HFS and HFS+ (hfsplus) modules in Linux 2.6 allow attackers to cause a denial of service (oops) by using hfsplus to mount a filesystem that is not hfsplus.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 2.1 (LOW) (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

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External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 18056
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 17141
Type: Advisory
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-922
External Source: BID
Name: 15049
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.kernel.org/git/gitweb.cgi?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=945b092011c6af71a0107be96e119c8c08776f3f
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FLSA:157459-3
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10777
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2006:0101
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 18510
Type: Advisory
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-199-1

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10777
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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