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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-0744

Original release date: 04/18/2006
Last revised: 03/07/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Linux kernel before 2.6.16.5 does not properly handle uncanonical return addresses on Intel EM64T CPUs, which reports an exception in the SYSRET instead of the next instruction, which causes the kernel exception handler to run on the user stack with the wrong GS.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.9 (MEDIUM) (AV:L/AC:L/AU:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
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: 20157
Type: Advisory
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-2554
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-1390
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.16.5
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 20914
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 20398
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2006:0493
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 21498
Type: Advisory
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-302-1
External Source: XF
Name: linux-uncanonical-addr-dos(25869)
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2006:0437
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-161.htm
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 24639
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 19639
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-180.htm
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 21136
Type: Advisory
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9732
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2006:028
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2006-423
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 21745
Type: Advisory
External Source: BID
Name: 17541
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2006:042
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1103
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 20716
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 19735
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 21983
Type: Advisory
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2006:047
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 21179
Type: Advisory
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2006:086
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 20237
Type: Advisory
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2006:150
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-1475

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9732
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Vulnerable software and versions

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* 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:2.6.1:rc3
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.10
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.10:rc1
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.10:rc2
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.10:rc3
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11.1
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11.10
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11.11
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11.12
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11.2
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11.3
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11.4
* 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:2.6.11.9
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11:rc1
* 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:2.6.11:rc5
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.12.1
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.12.2
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.12.3
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.12.4
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.12.5
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.12.6
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.12:rc1
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.12:rc2
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.12:rc3
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.12:rc4
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.12:rc5
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.12:rc6
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.13
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.13.1
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.13.2
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.13.3
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.13.4
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.13:rc1
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.13:rc2
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.13:rc3
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.13:rc4
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.13:rc5
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.13:rc6
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.13:rc7
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.14
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.14.1
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.14.2
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.14.3
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.14.4
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.14.5
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.14.6
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.14.7
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.14:rc1
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.14:rc2
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.14:rc3
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.14:rc4
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.14:rc5
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.15
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.15.1
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.15.2
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.15.3
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.15.4
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.15.5
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.15.6
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.15.7
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.15:rc1
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.15:rc3
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.15:rc4
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.15:rc5
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.15:rc6
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.15:rc7
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.1
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.2
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.3
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.4
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16:rc1
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16:rc2
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16:rc3
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16:rc4
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16:rc5
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16:rc6
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16_rc7
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.2
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.2:rc1
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.2:rc2
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.2:rc3
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.3
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.3:rc1
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.3:rc2
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.3:rc3
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.3:rc4
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.4
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.4:rc1
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.4:rc2
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.4:rc3
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.5
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.5:rc1
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.5:rc2
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.5:rc3
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.6
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.6:rc1
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.6:rc2
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.6:rc3
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.7
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.7:rc1
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.7:rc2
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.7:rc3
* 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:2.6.8:rc4
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.9:2.6.20
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.9:final
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.9:rc1
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.9:rc2
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.9:rc3
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.9:rc4
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6_test9_cvs
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