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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-1859

Original release date: 05/11/2006
Last revised: 03/07/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Memory leak in __setlease in fs/locks.c in Linux kernel before 2.6.16.16 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via unspecified actions related to an "uninitialised return value," aka "slab leak."

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: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.kernel.org/git/?p=linux/kernel/git/stable/linux-2.6.16.y.git;a=commit;h=1f0e637c94a9b041833947c79110d6c02fff8618
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2006:123
External Source: XF
Name: linux-locks-setlease-dos(26438)
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-302-1
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-1767
External Source: TRUSTIX
Name: 2006-0028
External Source: BID
Name: 18033
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 21045
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.kernel.org/git/?p=linux/kernel/git/stable/linux-2.6.16.y.git;a=blobdiff;h=aa7f66091823dde953e15895dc427615701c39c7;hp=e75ac392a313f3fad823bf2e46a03f29701e3e34;hb=1f0e637c94a9b041833947c79110d6c02fff8618;f=fs/locks.c
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2006:042
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 21179
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 20716
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 20083
Type: Advisory; Patch Information

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