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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2005-2873

Original release date: 09/09/2005
Last revised: 03/07/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

The ipt_recent kernel module (ipt_recent.c) in Linux kernel 2.6.12 and earlier does not properly perform certain time tests when the jiffies value is greater than LONG_MAX, which can cause ipt_recent netfilter rules to block too early, a different vulnerability than CVE-2005-2872.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 2.1 LOW
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: MANDRAKE
Name: MDKSA-2005:219
External Source: MANDRAKE
Name: MDKSA-2005:220
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9838
External Source: MISC
Name: http://blog.blackdown.de/2005/05/09/fixing-the-ipt_recent-netfilter-module/
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2005:235
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHBA-2007-0304
External Source: BID
Name: 14791

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9838
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:2.6.11.1
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: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_rc1_bk6
cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.12
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:2.6.8.1
cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.8.1.5
cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.8.1.5::386
cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.8.1.5::686
cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.8.1.5::686_smp
cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.8.1.5::amd64
cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.8.1.5::amd64_k8
cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.8.1.5::amd64_k8_smp
cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.8.1.5::amd64_xeon
cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.8.1.5::k7
cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.8.1.5::k7_smp
cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.8.1.5::power3
cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.8.1.5::power3_smp
cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.8.1.5::power4
cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.8.1.5::power4_smp
cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.8.1.5::powerpc
cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.8.1.5::powerpc_smp
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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