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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2004-1016

Original release date: 01/10/2005
Last revised: 08/21/2010


The scm_send function in the scm layer for Linux kernel 2.4.x up to 2.4.28, and 2.6.x up to 2.6.9, allows local users to cause a denial of service (system hang) via crafted auxiliary messages that are passed to the sendmsg function, which causes a deadlock condition.


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: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2004:044
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1069
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FLSA:2336
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-38-1
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2005:016
External Source: XF
Name: linux-scmsend-dos(18483)
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11816
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2005:017
External Source: MANDRAKE
Name: MDKSA-2005:022
External Source: MISC
Name: http://isec.pl/vulnerabilities/isec-0019-scm.txt
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2004:689
External Source: BID
Name: 11921
Type: Advisory; Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1082
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1070
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1067

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11816
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.0
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.0:test1
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.0:test10
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.0:test11
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.0:test12
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.0:test2
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.0:test3
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.0:test4
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.0:test5
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.0:test6
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.0:test7
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.0:test8
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.0:test9
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.1
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.10
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.11
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.12
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.13
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.14
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.15
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.16
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.17
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.18
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.18::x86
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.18:pre1
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.18:pre2
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.18:pre3
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.18:pre4
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.18:pre5
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.18:pre6
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.18:pre7
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.18:pre8
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.19
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.19:pre1
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.19:pre2
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.19:pre3
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.19:pre4
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.19:pre5
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.19:pre6
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.2
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.20
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.21
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.21:pre1
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.21:pre4
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.21:pre7
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.22
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.23
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.23:pre9
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.23_ow2
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.24
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.24_ow1
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.25
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.26
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.27
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.27:pre1
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.27:pre2
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.27:pre3
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.27:pre4
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.27:pre5
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.28
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.3
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.4
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.5
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.6
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.7
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.8
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.9
* 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:2.6.2
* 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
* cpe:/o:ubuntu:ubuntu_linux:4.1::ia64
* cpe:/o:ubuntu:ubuntu_linux:4.1::ppc

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