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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-1342

Original release date: 03/21/2006
Last revised: 03/07/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

net/ipv4/af_inet.c in Linux kernel 2.4 does not clear sockaddr_in.sin_zero before returning IPv4 socket names from the (1) getsockname, (2) getpeername, and (3) accept functions, which allows local users to obtain portions of potentially sensitive memory.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 2.1 (LOW) (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (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 unauthorized disclosure of information

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External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2006:0579
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20061113 VMSA-2006-0006 - VMware ESX Server 2.5.3 Upgrade Patch 4
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2006:0580
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-4502
External Source: MLIST
Name: [linux-netdev] 20060304 BUG: Small information leak in SO_ORIGINAL_DST (2.4 and 2.6) and
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20061113 VMSA-2006-0007 - VMware ESX Server 2.1.3 Upgrade Patch 2
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.vmware.com/download/esx/esx-202-200610-patch.html
External Source: BID
Name: 17203
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.vmware.com/download/esx/esx-254-200610-patch.html
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20061113 VMSA-2006-0005 - VMware ESX Server 2.5.4 Upgrade Patch 1
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2006:028
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.kernel.org/git/?p=linux/kernel/git/marcelo/linux-2.4.git;a=commit;h=09d3b3dcfa80c9094f1748c1be064b9326c9ef2b
Type: Patch Information
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 20398
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 22875
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.vmware.com/download/esx/esx-213-200610-patch.html
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 21035
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 19357
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20061113 VMSA-2006-0008 - VMware ESX Server 2.0.2 Upgrade Patch 2

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