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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2005-2492

Original release date: 09/14/2005
Last revised: 03/07/2011


The raw_sendmsg function in the Linux kernel 2.6 before allows local users to cause a denial of service (change hardware state) or read from arbitrary memory via crafted input.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 3.6 (LOW) (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 4.9
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; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-178-1
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2005:220
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2005:514
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2005:235
External Source: XF
Name: kernel-rawsendmsg-obtain-information(22218)
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2005:068
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11031
External Source: BID
Name: 14787
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FLSA:157459-3
External Source: TRUSTIX
Name: 2005-0049
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-
External Source: MISC
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=166830
Type: Patch Information

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11031
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* 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:2.6.10
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.10:rc2
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:
* 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:2.6.12:rc1
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.12:rc4
* 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

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